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Chemical Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Ruston, LA, United States
Chemical engineers are problem solvers that touch every aspect of our lives. We offer a bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering at the Louisiana Tech University. 
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Overview

Chemical engineers from Louisiana Tech primarily go into petrochemical, chemical or pulp and paper industries but are prepared to go into a variety of career fields depending on their interests.

Chemical engineers also tend to be among the highest paid engineers. In addition, the starting salaries at graduation for chemical engineering graduates from Louisiana Tech University have been up to 19% higher than the national average for chemical engineers over the last decade.

At the Louisiana Tech University we offer a bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering. The Louisiana Tech Chemical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET.

Average Salary of Louisiana Tech Chemical Engineering Graduates

  • Almost 50% of 2017-18 Louisiana Tech Chemical Engineering graduates completed their degree with honors.
  • At least 88% of 2017-18 Louisiana Tech Chemical Engineering graduates had full-time employment after graduation with an average starting salary of $73,800 a year.
  • During junior and senior year, you’ll get hands-on experience with equipment found in many plants through courses held in our Chemical Engineering Unit Operations Labs.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Unit Operations - Design 
  • Organic Chemistry Lab 
  • Thermodynamics
  • Technical Writing 
  • Differential Equations 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    6.5

    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: 2.01

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.01 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

  • Complete the Online Application
  • Non-refundable application fee $30.00 
  • Applicants from non-English speaking countries: Students with a 2.0 GPA must have one of the following: an iBT TOEFL 79 or an IELTS 6.5 or SAT Math subscore 510, Evidence-based Reading and Writing 500 subscore with a minimum composite score of 1130 or ACT Math subscore 19 and English subscore 18 with a minimum composite score of 23.
  • Copy of Current Valid Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11068 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5534 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    11068 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5534 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    3702 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1851 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Ruston

  • 900 - 1400 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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