2020 Most Affordable Online Master's in Chemical Engineering Programs

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This list highlights 10 schools, all of which offer affordable online master's in chemical engineering programs. The University of Virginia is the #1 school on the list, offering a tuition rate of $8,115 annually. The University of North Dakota, ranked #2, has an annual tuition rate $11,460. Classes include Advanced Chemical Engineering Kinetics, Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics, Advanced Transport Phenomena, and Design of Engineering Experiments.

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 $8,115
# 2 #2 $11,460
# 3 #3 $11,473
# 4 #4 $14,235
# 5 #5 $20,280
# 6 #6 $21,600
# 7 #7 $21,955
# 8 #8 $23,625
# 9 #9 $24,000
# 10 #10 $29,050
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  • Annual Tuition: $8,115
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 7,862
  • Example Classes: Advanced Thermodynamics; Biochemical Engineering; Mass Transfer; Polymer Chemistry; Techniques for Chemical Engineering Analysis and Design; Transport Processes

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering
  • Annual Tuition: $11,460
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,328
  • Example Classes: Advanced Chemical Engineering Kinetics; Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics; Advanced Transport Phenomena; Design of Engineering Experiments

Online Master's Degrees

  • Combined Bachelor of Science/Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering
  • Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Chemical Engineering
  • Annual Tuition: $11,473
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 4,352
  • Example Classes: Advanced Chemical Reaction Engineering; Air Quality Seminar; Bioseparations; Chemical Engineering Analysis I; Polymer Science and Engineering; Processing of Materials for Solid State Devices

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Chemical Engineering
  • Annual Tuition: $14,235
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,812
  • Example Classes: Chemical Engineering Analysis and Advanced Transport Phenomena; Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics; Chemical Reaction Engineering; Transport Phenomena

Online Master's Degrees

  • M.S. in Chemical Engineering (Non-Thesis Option)
  • M.S. in Chemical Engineering (Thesis Option)
  • M.S. in Polymer and Fiber Engineering (Non-Thesis Option)
  • M.S. in Polymer and Fiber Engineering (Thesis Option)
  • Annual Tuition: $20,280
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WSCUC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 10,294
  • Example Classes: Advanced Biochemical Engineering; Chemical Kinetics and Reaction Engineering; Creating New Ventures in Engineering and Science-based Industries; Fundamentals and Applications of Spectroscopy; Microhydrodynamics; Molecular Thermodynamics

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Chemical Engineering
  • Annual Tuition: $21,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 4,113
  • Example Classes: Biomaterials & Drug Delivery; Gene & Cell Therapy; Global Pharmaceutical Business; Protein Engineering; Quantitative Safety Technology; Survey of Biomass Conversion

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Biochemical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Biochemical Engineering - Thesis
  • Master of Science in Chemical Engineering
  • Annual Tuition: $21,955
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 10,280
  • Example Classes: Advances in Pollution Prevention; Biochemical Engineering; Chemical Engineering Process Modeling; Polymer Science & Technology; Polymers at Interfaces & Confined Geometrics

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Engineering - Chemical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Chemical Engineering
  • Annual Tuition: $23,625
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,727
  • Example Classes: Advanced Process Control; Chemical Reaction Engineering; Entrepreneurship & Intellectual Property Management; Thermodynamics

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Chemical Engineering
  • Annual Tuition: $24,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,802
  • Example Classes: Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics; Chemical Reaction Engineering; Mathematics Methods in Chemical Engineering; Transport Processes

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Engineering in Biological Chemical Engineering
  • Master of Engineering in Chemical Energy Engineering
  • Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering
  • Annual Tuition: $29,050
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WSCUC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 27,403
  • Example Classes: Chemical Engineering Kinetics; Modeling and Analysis of Chemical Engineering Systems; Thermodynamics for Chemical Engineers; Viscous Flow

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Chemical Engineering