EUGENE, Ore., Oct. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, has published its 2016 ranking for the Best Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering Degree Programs.
The field of chemical engineering is one of the most intriguing in America. That's because the field uses a combination of STEM subjects in order to create the sustainable processes for the products that Americans use most, like smartphones, medicine. Even the food that's sold in stores uses some measure of chemical engineering.
So in order to help prospective students and families understand more about how to begin a career in chemical engineering, which always starts with a college degree, College Choice has created its 2016 ranking for the Best Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering programs.
"Chemical engineers are among the most gifted and talented members of society. Because they're dealing with highly specialized sciences, most aspiring chemical engineers go through lots of training and tough competition to develop these life-changing products," said Christian Amondson, Managing Editor of College Choice, as the ranking was released.
College Choice researched the schools listed in the ranking to ensure that only the colleges and universities with the highest standards made the cut. Factors that were considered include academic reputation, tuition, return on investment for students, program features, and more. This information was taken from individual schools' websites and ranking and statistics sties such as the National Center for Education Statistics and U.S. News and World Report.
Stanford University leads the College Choice 2016 ranking for the Best Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering, followed closely by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Princeton University.
The complete ranking is as follows:
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Rice University, Houston, TX
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
University of California—Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
University of Delaware , Newark, DE
University of Houston , Houston, TX
University of Michigan—Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI
University of Minnesota—Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
University of Texas—Austin, Austin, TX
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
University of Wisconsin—Madison, Madison, WI
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
College Choice is the leading authority in college and university rankings, searches and resources dedicated to helping students and their families find the right college. The site publishes rankings and reviews that make finding the best colleges for different interests easier and more fun, as well as resources to help students get into, pay for, and thrive at the college of their choice.
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SOURCE College Choice