Be a Chemical Engineer
With a strong background in mathematics and science, particularly chemistry and physics, chemical engineers have an elemental view of the world. They work in areas that change lives, such as alternative fuels, nanomedicine, food science, the environment, energy conversion, electronics, and many other areas.
Our program provides core chemical engineering fundamentals so our students succeed in a variety of industry sectors, such as chemicals, pharmaceuticals, energy, water, food/beverage, materials, and oil and gas. You'll also be able to explore other exciting electives in biotechnology, bioengineering, environmental engineering, and materials engineering.
With a Big Ten degree from UNL, you'll be ready to serve your career and your community with resourcefulness, creativity and strong leadership.
- Cutting edge research: biomolecular engineering, tissue engineering, nanotechnology, biomaterials, biotechnology, and molecular medicine
- Our students enter valued careers in a growing industry, shaped by our needs for more and better products and solutions
- Internship and co-op opportunities are available from state, regional, national and international companies
- Our graduates are highly sought after among employers and advanced degree institutions: the average reported salary for our recent grads is $63,200