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Chemical Engineering Schools in Texas

943 Chem Eng students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Chemical Engineering is the 84th most popular major out of a total 312 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Chemical Engineering Majors in Texas

Chem Eng majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 754
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 110
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 110
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 110
Master’s Degree 73
Associate’s Degree 3
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 3

Gender Distribution

In Texas, a chem eng major is more popular with men than with women.

Chemical Engineering Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of chem eng majors in Texas is as follows:

  • Asian: 19.9%
  • Black or African American: 6.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.3%
  • White: 36.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 17.8%
  • Other Races: 4.0%
Chemical Engineering Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Chemical Engineering Grads in Texas

In this state, there are 35,390 people employed in jobs related to a chem eng degree, compared to 399,910 nationwide.

Chemical Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Chemical Engineering Jobs in Texas

Chem Eng grads earn an average of $123,200 in the state and $113,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 10 colleges in Texas that offer chem eng degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

278 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
68,679 Total Students

The 2.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,944. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it.

195 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
51,832 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $16,505. Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

106 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
46,324 Total Students

The 3.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. 86% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $43,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
38,209 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. A typical student attending Texas Tech will pay a net price of $17,033. The 6.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#5

Rice University

Houston
83 Degrees in Major Awarded
91% Graduation Rate
7,124 Total Students

6 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 83% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Rice grads earn an average salary of $56,600.

73 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,541 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $35,800 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $14,796. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.70%.

#7

Lamar University

Beaumont
58 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
14,783 Total Students

86% of students get financical aid. The 6.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,967.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
9,516 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $12,685.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,955 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,000 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 87% of students receive it.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
10,206 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. 72% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it.

Chemical Engineering Careers in TX

Some of the careers chem eng majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Chemical Engineers 20% $128,490
Engineering Professors 17% $108,180
Architectural and Engineering Managers 16% $154,240
Engineers 14% $109,110

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to chem eng.

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Mechanical Engineering 4,080
Electrical Engineering 2,789
Civil Engineering 1,787
Computer Engineering 1,045
Industrial Engineering 1,025
Petroleum Engineering 812
Biomedical Engineering 792
General Engineering 787

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