Our undergraduate programs each provide a challenging curriculum that allows students to pursue a variety of career options. Not only do our graduates work in a variety of high-tech industries, they are well prepared to pursue careers in medicine or other fields in which a strong science and technology background can be a plus, such as business or law.

  • ChBE graduate program is ranked No. 18, undergraduate program ranked No. 17 by U.S. News and World Report
  • Multiple degrees and options
  • Strong emphasis on undergrad research opportunities
    • Senior Thesis
    • Independent Study
    • Research for pay (Discovery Learn, UROP, BURST)
  • Emphasis on teamwork
  • Innovative teaching
  • Award-winning educators
  • Special programs
    • Study abroad
    • Honors
    • BS/MS degrees
    • Earn-Learn
  • High level of interaction between faculty and students
  • Interaction with industry

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering has two distinct ABET-accredited BS degree programs.

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical and Biological Engineering

The BS in chemical engineering also offers an optional variation to the core curriculum that allow students to specialize in materials.

Students may also pursue the following, along with other minors offered at CU Boulder: