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Chemical Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Lincoln, NE, United States
The mission of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chemical Engineering program is to provide qualified students with a foundation in engineering sciences and engineering design methods to prepare them for successful professional careers and to contribute to the needs of society.
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Overview

In pursuit of the program’s mission, the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has established the Educational Objectives given below. This bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering is available at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering offers a course of study designed for students who plan careers in a wide variety of industries, ranging from the chemical and process industries to biotechnology, electronics, and the environment. Students receive training in the basic subjects of mathematics, English, and physics in common with other students in engineering, but in addition receive extensive training in chemistry. 

In various courses, the emphasis is placed on the fundamental principles of fluid mechanics, heat transfer, mass transfer, separation processes, thermodynamics, kinetics, and process dynamics, as well as process economics and design of chemical processes.

Career opportunities

  • assistant chemical engineer
  • chemical engineer
  • bioprocess scientist
  • chemist
  • hydrologist
  • process design engineer
  • production management engineer
  • validation engineer

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Chemical Engineering 
  • Mass and Energy Balances
  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics 
  • Chemical Engineering Computation
  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics and Kinetics
  • Molecular Processes and Applications

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Transcripts: You will self-report your academic record. Use an unofficial transcript to fill in your information
  • ACT/SAT
  • After you've taken the ACT or SAT, request the testing institution to send us your official scores. Our codes are: ACT: 2482 and SAT: 6877
  • Application Fee: There is a $45 application fee payable with a credit card or a check. Make the check out to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and put the applicant's name on the memo line
  • Scholarship Statement: To be considered for leadership and diversity scholarships, you must write a 500-word essay all about you. Focus on leadership, career goals and community service

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1082 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1082 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1082 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1082 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    371 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 371 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lincoln

  • 926 - 1380 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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