Chemical Engineering is above average in terms of popularity with it being the #51 most popular bachelor's degree program in the country. As a result, there are many college that offer the degree, making your choice of school a hard one.
College Factual looked at 2 colleges and universities when compiling its 2024 Best Chemical Engineering Bachelor's Degree Schools in Kansas ranking. Combined, these schools handed out 120 bachelor's degrees in chemical engineering to qualified students.
One measure we use to determine the quality of a school is to look at the average salary of bachelor's graduates during the early years of their career. That is, everyone wants their bachelor's degree to be worth something, and salaries are one measure of determining that.
Other Factors We Consider
In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:
Major Focus - How many resources a school devotes to chemical engineering students as compared to other majors.
Major Demand - How many other chemical engineering students want to attend this school to pursue a bachelor's degree.
Educational Resources - The amount of money and other resources allocated to students while they are pursuing their degree. These resources include such things as number of students per instructor and education expenditures per student.
Student Debt - How much debt chemical engineering students go into to obtain their bachelor's degree and how well they are able to pay back that debt.
Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized chemical engineering related body.
Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for chemical engineering students working on their bachelor's degree.
Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Chemical Engineering Bachelor's Degree Schools in Kansas list, to help you choose the best school for you.
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Best Schools for Bachelor’s Students to Study Chemical Engineering in Kansas
Below you'll see a list of the best colleges and universities for pursuing a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering.
Kansas State University is a great decision for individuals interested in a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering. K -State is a fairly large public university located in the small city of Manhattan.
Chemical Engineering bachelor's degree recipients from Kansas State University get an earnings boost of about $3,172 over the average earnings of chemical engineering majors.
The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).