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Chemical Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #501 (WUR) Newark, NJ, United States
Chemical engineers use chemistry, biology, physics and math in an integrated engineering mode in order to manufacture materials and products essential to modern society.  They are involved with the full scale of processes, from the laboratory bench to the pilot plant and eventually to the manufacturing facility. The Chemical Engineering program is offered by New Jersey Institute of Technology.
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The Chemical Engineering program is offered by New Jersey Institute of Technology. 

The academic training of chemical engineers provides a strong background for a variety of areas, including:

  • Process Design and Development
  • Pharmaceutical Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Research
  • Marketing/Technical Sales
  • Environmental and Waste Management
  • Safety

At present, chemical engineers are involved in areas such as producing more effective pharmaceuticals and more durable plastics, developing biotechnology, genetic engineering applications, and producing electronic materials. They are also involved in the more traditional areas of petroleum refining and chemical manufacturing.

A chemical engineer may choose to work in a variety of industries, which include chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food, energy, and environmental control. A chemical engineering degree also serves as a good preparation for law, business, or medical school.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    136 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Chemical Principles 
  • General Chemistry 
  • Fundamentals of Engineering Design
  • English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking
  • Calculus 
  • Physics
  • Introduction to Chemical Engineering
  • Intro. to CS I in C++
  • Chemical Process Calculations 
  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics 
  • Organic Chemistry for Chemical Engineers
  • The Pre-Modern World
  • The Modern World
  • The Twentieth-Century World
  • Microeconomics
  • Career Planning Seminar for En
  • Analytical/Organic Chem Lab for Chemical Engineers
  • Fluid Flow
  • Physical Chemistry for Chemical Engineers
  • Macroeconomics
  • Differential Equations
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Introduction to Biotechnology
  • Technical Writing
  • Analytical/Physical Chem Lab for Chemical Engineers
  • Survey of Probability and Statistics
  • Chemical Process Safety
  • Kinetics and Reactor Design
  • Separation Processes 
  • Techniques for Process Simulation
  • Structure, Properties and Processing of Materials
  • Engineering Management
  • Process Dynamics and Control
  • Process and Plant Design

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • High school academic record: We consider your entire record—especially your grades in math, science, and English. Your completed course work should include English composition, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, chemistry, and physics. If you're transferring from another school, you should also have completed pre-calculus and calculus.
  • We'll also take into account trends in your performance—for example, if your grades improved between your freshman and senior year.
  • Standardized test scores: SAT scores or ACT scores, using the math + critical reading composite. 
  • The average composite SAT score for our enrolling freshmen is 1190. If your score is below 1100, we recommend that you retake the test to try to raise it. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1237 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1237 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    529 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 529 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Newark

  • 935 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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