Chemical Rankings

Chemical engineering involves chemistry, biology, math and physics. These are the top undergraduate schools for chemical engineering, where the highest engineering degree offered is a doctorate.

Rank School Tuition and Fees Total enrollment Fall 2012 acceptance rate Average freshman retention rate 6-year graduation rate Classes with fewer than 20 students SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile
#6 Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

$40,170 8,010 7.9% 98% 96%
#3 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

$43,245 18,217 6.6% 98% 95%
#1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

$43,498 11,189 9.0% 97% 93%
#5 California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

$41,538 2,243 11.8% 98% 92%
#2 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

in-state: $12,864, out-of-state: $35,742 35,899 18.0% 97% 91%
#6 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

in-state: $10,403, out-of-state: $26,653 42,820 54.6% 95% 83%
#10 University of Delaware

Newark, DE

in-state: $12,112, out-of-state: $29,932 21,081 56.6% 92% 80%
#6 Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA

in-state: $10,650, out-of-state: $29,954 21,557 54.9% 94% 79%
#9 University of Texas—​Austin

Austin, TX

in-state: $9,790, out-of-state: $33,824 52,186 46.8% 92% 79%
#4 University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN

in-state: $13,555, out-of-state: $19,805 51,853 49.5% 90% 73%