The  Chemical Engineering  (B.S.) degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the General Criteria and Program Criteria for Chemical, Biochemical, Biomolecular and Similarly Named Engineering Programs. The ABET accreditation process, a voluntary, non-governmental process of peer review, helps assure quality in educational programs. ABET-accredited educational programs must meet certain defined standards.




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Missouri S&T Mission Statement

Missouri S&T integrates education, research and application to create and convey knowledge that serves our state and helps solve the world's great challenges.

Chemical Engineering Program Mission Statement

  • Prepare chemical engineers for successful careers as leaders and innovators in chemical engineering and related fields
  • Expand the knowledge base of chemical engineering through its scholarly pursuits
  • Develop technology to serve societal needs
  • Benefit the public welfare through service to the chemical engineering and related professions

Chemical Engineering Program Educational Objectives

Within five years of graduation, our students will become successful in their chosen career path by:

  • Making a positive impact as an individual contributor or leader in their industry, business, and community;
  • Working collaboratively to improve the economic and societal environment of their industry sector and community; and
  • Expanding career skills through life-long learning.

Undergraduate Chemical Engineering Program Student Outcomes

Upon graduations, our students will exhibit the following:

  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  • An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  • An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions on global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  • An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  • An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  • An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Graduate Chemical Engineering Program Student Outcomes

By the time that graduate students complete their degree, they will possess within their filed of study:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of subject matter
  • An ability to communicate effectively
  • An ability to engage in productive critical thinking
  • An ability to develop professionally

Enrollment and Graduation Data

Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Enrollment

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
352 326 330 327 312


Chemical Engineering Bachelor Degrees Awarded

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
103 90 119 83 50


Chemical Engineering Graduate Enrollment

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
61 62 73 58 49


Chemical Engineering M.S. Degrees Awarded

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
18 15 19 9 3


Chemical Engineering Ph.D. Degrees Awarded

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
6 3 9 10 4