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2022 Best Chemical Engineering Schools in Ohio

10 Colleges
$64,722 Avg Salary
$24,445 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Chemical Engineering School for You

With 1,004 degrees and certificates handed out in 2019-2020, chemical engineering is the #44 most popular major in Ohio.

It's not easy to decide which program to enroll in when you have so many options available. You're no longer limited to schools in your local area, either, since online programs are becoming more prevalent. Or you may find the programs at a trade school to be a better alternative for you.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best Chemical Engineering Schools in Ohio ranking. This report analyzed 10 schools in Ohio to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

View our full ranking methodology.

2022 Best Chemical Engineering Schools in Ohio

The following schools top our list of the Best Chemical Engineering Colleges.

Top 10 Best Chemical Engineering Schools

Our 2022 rankings named Case Western Reserve University the best school in Ohio for chemical engineering students. Located in the city of Cleveland, Case Western is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.

On average, chem eng graduates from Case Western take out $21,000 in student loans while working on their degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $218.

Full Chemical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University Report

#2

University of Dayton

Dayton, OH

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend University of Dayton. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Best Chemical Engineering Schools in Ohio list. UDayton is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the midsize city of Dayton.

The average amount in student loans that chem eng majors at UDayton take out is $26,000. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $270, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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The excellent programs at Ohio State University - Main Campus helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best chemical engineering schools in Ohio. Ohio State is a very large public school located in the city of Columbus.

While working on their degree, chem eng majors at Ohio State accumulate an average of around $23,000 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $239, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend University of Cincinnati - Main Campus. It ranked #4 on our 2022 Best Chemical Engineering Schools in Ohio list. Located in the city of Cincinnati, UC is a public school with a very large student population.

On average, chem eng graduates from UC take out $27,000 in student loans while working on their degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $280, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

Full Chemical Engineering at University of Cincinnati - Main Campus Report

#5

University of Toledo

Toledo, OH

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend University of Toledo. It ranked #5 on our 2022 Best Chemical Engineering Schools in Ohio list. University of Toledo is a fairly large public school located in the city of Toledo.

While working on their degree, chem eng majors at University of Toledo accumulate an average of around $23,540 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $244.

Full Chemical Engineering at University of Toledo Report

With a ranking of #6, Miami University - Oxford did quite well on this year’s best schools for chemical engineering students. Miami University - Oxford is a large public school located in the town of Oxford.

After completing their degree, chem eng graduates from Miami University - Oxford carry an average student debtload of $23,907. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $248.

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With a ranking of #7, University of Akron Main Campus did quite well on this year’s best schools for chemical engineering students. University of Akron Main Campus is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Akron.

After completing their degree, chem eng graduates from University of Akron Main Campus carry an average student debtload of $22,250. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $231, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Ohio University - Athens Campus did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for chemical engineering students. It came in at #8 on the list. OHIO Athens is a fairly large public school located in the distant town of Athens.

After completing their degree, chem eng graduates from OHIO Athens carry an average student debtload of $26,000. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $270, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#9

Youngstown State University

Youngstown, OH

Youngstown State University landed the #9 spot in the 2022 rankings for the best chemical engineering programs. Youngstown State University is a large public school located in the city of Youngstown.

The average amount in student loans that chem eng majors at Youngstown State University take out is $25,250. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $262.

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#10

Cleveland State University

Cleveland, OH

Cleveland State University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for chemical engineering students. It came in at #10 on the list. Located in the large city of Cleveland, Cleveland State University is a public school with a fairly large student population.

After completing their degree, chem eng graduates from Cleveland State University carry an average student debtload of $26,500. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $275.

Full Chemical Engineering at Cleveland State University Report

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State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 562
Illinois 445
Indiana 417
Wisconsin 163

Chemical Engineering is one of 40 different types of programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Chem Eng

Related Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 47,598
Electrical Engineering 30,670
Civil Engineering 21,561
Computer Engineering 16,932
Biomedical Engineering 12,258

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 10 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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More about our data sources and methodologies.

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