Chemical Engineering


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Why choose a ChE degree at Trine?

99 percent job placement

Hersel TextbookActive and engaged faculty - Professor Allen Hersel is an author of one of the world's premier books in Chemical Engineering. Over the past two years, our program faculty have been awarded multiple grants to expand undergraduate research, STEM outreach, and support lab and facility upgrades. In addition, faculty regularly present at national conferences on engineering education topics.

Chemical Engineers solve global challenges

Globe IconChemical engineers are involved in every aspect of our lives, from the food we eat to the medicine we take and the fuel we put into our vehicles. Chemical engineers are well suited to tackle the current global challenges of:

Implementing environmentally conscious options for energy and plastics
Enabling new technologies to provide reliable supplies of food and water
Developing targeted and accessible medicines

Resources to learn more about Chemical Engineering: 

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE): What do Chemical Engineers do?

STEM with Storm: Trine's K-5 Engineering Program

AIChE Nationals

The degree: Practical experience with a personal touch

The Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering is designed to deliver a practical, hands-on, rigorous learning experience that has consistently yielded national award-winning, sought-after graduates.


Trine University's chemical engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Program Information


BS in Chemical Engineering

Program Feature

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128 hours



Campus Location

Angola, IN

Careers in Chemical Engineering

Alexandra Davidson
I never walk across campus without passing and saying hi to a friend or professor, and it never fails to brighten my day!
Alexandra Davidson
Chemical Engineering 2024
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A BS in Chemical Engineering opens doors to a variety of career possibliities.

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Calendar IconUpcoming Department Events:
November 3: Lunch & Learn - Polymer Industry Panel
November 3 - 6: AIChE Annual Student Conference
November 17: Lunch & Learn - Environmental Engineering Panel
December 4: Lunch & Learn - Pharmaceutical Industry Panel
December 5: Trine STEM Symposium (12:30pm, MTI Center)
December 8: Department Chili Cook-off (12:00pm, Fluids Lab)
Department Newsletter (Summer 2023)
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