Chemical Engineering at University of California - Santa Barbara
UCSB is located in Santa Barbara, California and has a total student population of 25,057. Of the 6,327 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of California - Santa Barbara in 2019, 65 of them were chemical engineering majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Chemical Engineering section at the bottom of this page.
UCSB Chemical Engineering Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Chem Eng
- Doctorate Degree in Chem Eng
UCSB Chemical Engineering Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the chem eng progam at UCSB compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
UCSB ranked #91 on College Factual's list of Best Quality Schools for chem eng majors. It is also ranked as the #8 school in California.
|Best Chemical Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||92|
|Best Chemical Engineering Colleges for Veterans||116|
|Best Value Colleges for Chemical Engineering||127|
|Highest Paid Chemical Engineering Graduates||127|
How Much Do Chem Eng Graduates from UCSB Make?
The median salary of chem eng students who receive their bachelor's degree at UCSB is $46,400. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $64,750 for all chem eng students.
Chem Eng Student Demographics at UCSB
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the chem eng majors at University of California - Santa Barbara.
UCSB Chemical Engineering Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 17% more racial-ethnic minorities in its chem eng bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of California - Santa Barbara with a bachelor's in chem eng.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||10|
Careers That Chem Eng Grads May Go Into
A degree in chem eng can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for CA, the home state for University of California - Santa Barbara.
|Occupation||Jobs in CA||Average Salary in CA|
|Architectural and Engineering Managers||31,580||$175,010|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Nandaro under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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