Best Chemical Engineering Colleges Tuition Comparison

Chemical engineering is a branch of engineering that applies the natural (or experimental) sciences (e.g. chemistry and physics) and life sciences (e.g. biology, microbiology and biochemistry) together with mathematics and economics to produce, transform, transport, and properly use chemicals, materials and energy. It essentially deals with the engineering of chemicals, energy and the processes that create and/or convert them. Modern chemical engineers are concerned with processes that convert raw materials or (cheap) chemicals into more useful or valuable forms. They are also concerned with pioneering valuable materials and related techniques – which are often essential to related fields such as nanotechnology, fuel cells and bioengineering.(from wiki) Belwo we introduce best colleges in the field of where Massachusetts Institute of Technology is ranked top and California Institute of Technology is positioned on second place.

Next table shows general academic characteristics of the best chemical engineering schools. You can see the full information of each school by following link on the school's name.
Table. Best Chemical Engineering College Overview
RankNameLocationTypeAcceptance RatesPopulation
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 8% 11,331
2 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 11% 2,255
3 Stanford University Stanford, CA Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 6% 16,980
3 University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA Public, Four or more years 18% 38,189
3 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN Public, Four or more years 44% 50,678
6 The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX Public, Four or more years 40% 50,950
7 Princeton University Princeton, NJ Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 7% 8,138
8 University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA Public, Four or more years 44% 23,497
8 University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI Public, Four or more years 68% 42,716
10 Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus Atlanta, GA Public, Four or more years 55% 25,034
10 University of Delaware Newark, DE Public, Four or more years 65% 22,852

Best Chemical Engineering Tuition Comparison

Below, we summarize and compare the tuition and other costs at best Chemical Engineering colleges. Tuition is an amount of money charged to students for instructional services. Tuition may be charged per term, per course, or per credit. In-state tuition rate applies to students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements and out-of-tuition rate is for students who do not meet the ins-state residency requirements. The required fee is a fixed sum charged to students for items not covered by tuition. The book and supplies is the estimated average cost of books and supplies for a typical student for an entire academic year (or program).

You can see more comprehensive tuition comparison between the best Chemical Engineering schools at best Chemical Engineering schools tuition comparing page.

Tuition and Fees - Undergraduate

Next table summarizes the 2015 undergraduate tuition and fees between the schools.
Table. Best Chemical Engineering - Undergraduate Tuition and Fees
In-StateOut-Of-State
Tuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesTuition & FeesBooks & Supplies
Massachusetts Institute of Technology $46,400$1,000 $46,400$1,000
California Institute of Technology $43,710$1,323 $43,710$1,323
Stanford University $45,729$1,425 $45,729$1,425
University of California-Berkeley $11,220$1,241 $35,928$1,241
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities $12,240$1,000 $20,660$1,000
The University of Texas at Austin $9,806$750 $34,676$750
Princeton University $43,450$1,050 $43,450$1,050
University of California-Santa Barbara $11,220$1,403 $35,928$1,403
University of Wisconsin-Madison $9,273$1,200 $28,523$1,200
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus $9,812$800 $30,004$800
University of Delaware $11,230$800 $30,130$800

Tuition and Fees - Graduate

Next table summarizes graduate tuition and fees charged to students who holds a bachelor's or first-professional degree, or equivalent, and is taking courses at the post-baccalaureate level. These students may or may not be enrolled in graduate programs.
Table. Best Chemical Engineering - Graduate School Tuition and Fees
In-StateOut-Of-State
Tuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesTuition & FeesBooks & Supplies
Massachusetts Institute of Technology $49,272$1,000 $49,272$1,000
California Institute of Technology $45,390$1,323 $45,390$1,323
Stanford University $46,320$1,425 $46,320$1,425
University of California-Berkeley $13,431$1,241 $28,533$1,241
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities $17,289$1,000 $25,953$1,000
The University of Texas at Austin $10,934$750 $20,762$750
Princeton University $45,350$1,050 $45,350$1,050
University of California-Santa Barbara $13,193$1,403 $28,295$1,403
University of Wisconsin-Madison $11,870$1,200 $25,196$1,200
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus $15,644$800 $30,064$800
University of Delaware $30,924$800 $30,924$800

Living Cost

Next table shows the living costs including room & board charge and other expenses. Room charge is for an academic year for rooming accommodations for a typical student sharing a room with one other student and board charge is for meals, for a specified number of meals per week. Other expenses include the money (estimated by the financial aid office) needed by a student to cover expenses such as laundry, transportation, entertainment, and furnishings.
Table. Best Chemical Engineering - Living Costs
On CampusOff Campus
(without family)
Off Campus
(with family)
Room and BoardOther ExpensesRoom and BoardOther ExpensesOther Expenses
Massachusetts Institute of Technology $13,730$1,816 -- -
California Institute of Technology $13,371$3,387 $11,970$4,221 $4,221
Stanford University $14,107$2,625 -- -
University of California-Berkeley $15,847$4,736 $10,126$5,087 $5,087
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities $9,314$2,200 $9,314$2,200 $2,200
The University of Texas at Austin $11,456$4,310 $11,456$4,310 $4,310
Princeton University $14,160$2,500 -- -
University of California-Santa Barbara $14,594$5,238 $9,461$5,679 $5,679
University of Wisconsin-Madison $8,804$4,254 $9,688$3,370 $3,370
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus $10,716$2,060 $13,194$2,120 $2,120
University of Delaware $11,830$1,500 $11,830$1,500 $1,500

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