The Chemical Engineering undergraduate program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (

Program Educational Objectives

  • Our graduates will be gainfully employed in chemical engineering or related career paths including industrial, academic, governmental and non-governmental organizations.
  • Our graduates will continue their professional development by engaging in professional activities and/or training to enhance their careers and/or pursue post-graduate studies.

Student Outcomes

After graduating from UConn with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering, a student will possess:

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Enrollment by Years

Year First-time Freshmen Other First Year Sophomores Juniors Seniors Total
2023 31 0 27 43 81 182