Our program lets you pursue independent research projects on a variety of topics from surfactants to optimization of heat exchanger networks and phase equilibria of polar fluids. You'll get hands-on, personalized experience in our labs, and you can choose from many specializations to tailor your learning experience.
Our department has earned global respect by providing a world-class hands-on education with personal attention for decades.
As a Chemical Engineering major, you'll conduct research in our state-of-the-art labs beginning your first year. And you can select from several areas of concentration, including chemical engineering analysis and energy production and utilization.
Rose-Hulman awarded the nation's first chemical engineering degree back in 1889 and has been educating the world's best chemical engineering professionals ever since. Our career placement rate is always near 100 percent and our graduates go on to great jobs at companies such as Anheuser Busch, Archer Daniels Midland, Cook Medical, Frito Lay, Koch Industries and Eli Lilly.
Our program is ranked No. 1 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. To view more of our department rankings, visit this page.