Chemical Engineering in Missouri

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Schools Offering Chemical Engineering Programs in Missouri


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Missouri graduates receive degrees in chemical engineering. Thus, Missouri's 3 chemical engineering schools put out approximately 144 chemical engineers each year.

Top Schools

Washington University in St Louis, which is located in Saint Louis, is the top-ranked school in Missouri that has a chemical engineering program. It received a ranking of 53rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Washington University in St Louis graduated 41 students from its chemical engineering program. The tuition rate at Washington University in St Louis was $40,369 per year.

The second-ranked school in Missouri with a chemical engineering program is University of Missouri-Columbia, which is located in Columbia. In 2010, it was ranked 60th nationwide. In 2010, University of Missouri-Columbia graduated 35 students from its chemical engineering program. University of Missouri-Columbia charged in-state students $8,501 in tuition fees per year.

Missouri University of Science and Technology, which was ranked 60th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Missouri that has a chemical engineering program. It is located in Rolla. In 2010, 68 students graduated from Missouri University of Science and Technology chemical engineering program. Students at Missouri University of Science and Technology paid $8,528 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Missouri chemical engineering school, average tuition will be $19,133 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $8,501 per year to $40,369 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Missouri chemical engineering schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Washington University in St Louis - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $40,369 per year
  2. Missouri University of Science and Technology - located in Rolla, students are charged $8,528 per year
  3. University of Missouri-Columbia - located in Columbia, students are charged $8,501 per year

The chemical engineering schools in Missouri that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. University of Missouri-Columbia - located in Columbia, students are charged $8,501 per year
  2. Missouri University of Science and Technology - located in Rolla, students are charged $8,528 per year
  3. Washington University in St Louis - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $40,369 per year

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

A large number of Missouri chemical engineering graduates become chemical engineers. Missouri had 360 chemical engineers in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Missouri chemical engineers:

  1. Franklin County - 220 chemical engineers
  2. Bond County

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of chemical engineers is expected to shrink by -3% by 2018. There are projected to be 560 chemical engineers working in the Missouri then.

Salary

On average, chemical engineers earn $86,020 per year. The following counties in Missouri have the highest average salaries for chemical engineers:

  1. Franklin County - $87,590 per year
  2. Bond County - $85,300 per year

A chemical engineer in the following counties in Missouri make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Bond County - $85,300 per year
  2. Franklin County - $87,590 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in chemical engineering in Missouri and to compare salaries with various related fields such as physics or chemistry, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering in Missouri
  • Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering in Missouri
  • Doctoral Degree in Chemical Engineering in Missouri

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,350 miles from location University of Missouri-Columbia Columbia MO 40.0709 41% 31,237
6,242 miles from location Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis MO 47.1167 30% 13,575
6,322 miles from location Missouri University of Science and Technology Rolla MO 32.7752 46% 6,814
 

Curious what studying Chemical Engineering gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Chemists + 1,970 $63,460 -14.3%
2
Engineers, All Other + 1,270 $85,090 28.3%
3
Chemical Technicians + 900 $42,300 -3.2%
4
Chemical Engineers + 360 $86,020 -41.0%
 

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