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Chemical Engineering at Clemson University

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Chemical Engineering at Clemson University

The Chemical Engineering major is part of the engineering program at Clemson University.

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the average salary of graduates, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. In addition, we cover how Clemson ranks in comparison to other schools with chem eng programs.

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Chemical Engineering Degrees Available at Clemson

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chem Eng
  • Doctorate Degree in Chem Eng

Clemson Chem Eng Rankings

The bachelor's program at Clemson was ranked #58 on College Factual's Best Schools for chem eng list. It is also ranked #1 in South Carolina.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Chemical Engineering 58
Best Value Colleges for Chemical Engineering 81
Most Focused Colleges for Chemical Engineering 87
Highest Paid Chemical Engineering Graduates 106

Popularity of Chem Eng at Clemson

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Clemson University handed out 71 bachelor's degrees in chemical engineering. Due to this, the school was ranked #68 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 1% over the previous year when 70 degrees were handed out.

How Much Do Chem Eng Graduates from Clemson Make?

Salary of Chem Eng Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Chem Eng majors who earn their bachelor's degree from Clemson go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $72,400 a year. This is higher than $64,750, which is the national median for all chem eng bachelor's degree recipients.


How Much Student Debt Do Chem Eng Graduates from Clemson Have?

Student Debt of Chem Eng Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Clemson, chem eng students borrow a median amount of $21,798 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all chem eng bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $23,500.


The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the chem eng program at Clemson is $226 per month.

Chem Eng Student Diversity at Clemson

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the chem eng majors at Clemson University.

Clemson Chemical Engineering Bachelor’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 71 chem eng majors earned their bachelor's degree from Clemson. Of these graduates, 79% were men and 21% were women.

Clemson Gender Breakdown of Chemical Engineering Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 83% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Clemson University with a bachelor's in chem eng.

Ethnic Diversity of Chemical Engineering Majors at Clemson University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 59
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 2

Areas of Concentration for Chem Eng

Chemical Engineering students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Chemical Engineering 77

Related Major Annual Graduates
Industrial Engineering 407
Mechanical Engineering 276
Civil Engineering 175
Biomedical Engineering 168
Electrical Engineering 132

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