CHME - Undergraduate Admission



Undergraduate Students


B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering Icon

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.





Program Highlights

  • 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


Our majors are prepared for a variety of industries and careers.
  • Chemical Process Industries
  • Biotechnology
  • Design and Construction
  • Electronics
  • Environmental Safety and Health
  • Food and Beverage
  • Fuels
  • Advanced Materials

  • Chemical Engineer - ExxonMobil
  • Engineering Leadership Program - National Instruments
  • Financial Operations Analyst - Goldman Sachs
  • Mills Quality Trainee - Con Agra
  • Production Assistant - Archer Daniels Midland
  • Production Management Engineer - Cargill
  • Research/Development Engineer - Proctor & Gamble
  • Systems Engineer - Boeing

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