Chemical Engineering in Mississippi

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Schools Offering Chemical Engineering Programs in Mississippi


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Mississippi graduates receive degrees in chemical engineering. That means an estimated 50 chemical engineers graduate from Mississippi's 2 chemical engineering schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Mississippi with a chemical engineering program is Mississippi State University, which is located in Mississippi State. In 2010, it was ranked 64th nationwide. 41 students graduated with a degree in chemical engineering from Mississippi State University in 2010. The tuition rate at Mississippi State University was $5,461 per year.

The second-ranked school in Mississippi that has a chemical engineering program is University of Mississippi Main Campus. University of Mississippi Main Campus, which was ranked 66th in the country in 2010, is located in University. 9 students graduated with degree in chemical engineering from University of Mississippi Main Campus in 2010. University of Mississippi Main Campus charged in-state students $5,436 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Mississippi's chemical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $5,449 per year, though tuition can range from $5,461 per year to $5,436 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Mississippi chemical engineering schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Mississippi State University - located in Mississippi State, students are charged $5,461 per year
  2. University of Mississippi Main Campus - located in University, students are charged $5,436 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Mississippi chemical engineering schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Mississippi Main Campus - located in University, students are charged $5,436 per year
  2. Mississippi State University - located in Mississippi State, students are charged $5,461 per year

A chemical engineering degree from a Mississippi school... what next?

Most people who graduate from chemical engineering school in Mississippi go on to work as a chemical engineer. Mississippi had 120 chemical engineers in 2010. In Mississippi, the largest numbers of chemical engineers work in the following counties:

  1. Hancock County

Salary

A chemical engineer in Mississippi makes an average of $78,700 per year. However, Mississippi chemical engineers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $50,540 per year to more than $108,660 per year in 2010. The following counties in Mississippi have the highest average salaries for chemical engineers:

  1. Hancock County - $73,700 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Mississippi statistics regarding a career in chemical engineering. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as physics or chemistry.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering in Mississippi
  • Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering in Mississippi

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,155 miles from location Mississippi State University Mississippi State MS 35.5573 38% 18,601
6,198 miles from location University of Mississippi Main Campus University MS 33.9448 38% 15,932
 

Curious what studying Chemical Engineering gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Mississippi

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Engineers, All Other + 350 $85,710
2
Chemical Technicians + 310 $41,430 -24.4%
3
Chemists + 280 $67,810 -26.3%
4
Petroleum Engineers + 220 $86,280 83.3%
5
Chemical Engineers + 120 $78,700 -25.0%
6
Nuclear Engineers + 120 $95,850
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are chemical engineering related jobs in Mississippi