Chemical Engineering at University of Pennsylvania
UPenn is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and approximately 26,552 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 23 chem eng majors received their bachelor's degree from UPenn.
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.
UPenn Chemical Engineering Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Chem Eng
- Master’s Degree in Chem Eng
- Doctorate Degree in Chem Eng
UPenn Chemical Engineering Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks chem eng programs across the country. The following shows how UPenn performed in these rankings.
Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The chem eng major at UPenn is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Chemical Engineering. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Most Focused Chemical Engineering Master’s Degree Schools||56|
|Most Focused Chemical Engineering Doctor’s Degree Schools||63|
Earnings of UPenn Chem Eng Graduates
The median salary of chem eng students who receive their bachelor's degree at UPenn is $66,484. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 1% higher than the national average of $66,101 for all chem eng bachelor's degree recipients.
Chem Eng Student Demographics at UPenn
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the chem eng majors at University of Pennsylvania.
UPenn Chemical Engineering Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 6% 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 Pennsylvania with a bachelor's in chem eng.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
UPenn Chemical Engineering Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Pennsylvania with a master's in chem eng.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
UPenn also has a doctoral program available in chem eng. In 2021, 10 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
- Other Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Materials Engineering
- Systems Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
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 PA, the home state for University of Pennsylvania.
|Occupation||Jobs in PA||Average Salary in PA|
|Architectural and Engineering Managers||7,220||$150,400|
*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
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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