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The Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering @ UMD

"Tomorrow's chemical engineer needs to display a range of talents, knowledge, and interests that extend beyond traditional engineering capabilities; that allow chemical engineers to leverage traditional skills with future opportunities."

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"Chemical Engineers are experienced at integrating a range of scientific disciplines, including biotechnology, micro-electronics, and advanced materials - a vital skill for success in the complex business environment."

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"Chemical engineers are particularly well positioned to capitalize on the effects of globalization, which offers the process industries unprecedented opportunities to prosper." (Adapted from the AIChE report The Global Environment for Chemical Engineers)

Nationally ranked quality chemical engineering education...student centered faculty...hands-on laboratories...modern engineering tools...practical education prepares graduates for seamless transition to the work field...emphasis on technical communication skills:

UMD named one of "Best College Towns" in North America by OUTSIDE magazine.

"When it came to ranking the... best places to learn, live, work, and play, we did our homework ... we narrowed the honor roll down to 40 schools that turn out smart grads with top-notch academic credentials, a healthy environmental ethos, and an A+ sense of adventure." Find out more about UMD and Duluth...
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