9 Best Chemical Engineering schools in Illinois

Below is the list of best universities in Illinois ranked based on their research performance in Chemical Engineering. A graph of 298K citations received by 5.56K academic papers made by 9 universities in Illinois was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. Northwestern University

For Chemical Engineering

Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1490
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$28,344

2. University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

For Chemical Engineering

Acceptance Rate
63%
Average SAT
1330
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
70%

3. University of Chicago

For Chemical Engineering

Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1535
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$36,584

4. University of Illinois at Chicago

For Chemical Engineering

Acceptance Rate
73%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
85%

5. Illinois Institute of Technology

For Chemical Engineering

Acceptance Rate
61%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$28,161

6. Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

For Chemical Engineering

Acceptance Rate
92%
Average SAT
1055
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
97%

7. Northern Illinois University

For Chemical Engineering

Acceptance Rate
59%
Receiving Aid
99%
Average Aid
$11,848
Enrollment
16,769

8. Loyola University Chicago

For Chemical Engineering

Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1230
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$37,731

9. Eastern Illinois University

For Chemical Engineering

Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
98%

Closest to Illinois states to learn Chemical Engineering

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Indiana 5 12
Missouri 5 60
Kentucky 3 40
Wisconsin 4 17
Tennessee 6 52
Ohio 13 25
Michigan 7 6
Arkansas 3 93
Minnesota 3 11
Mississippi 4 110
Kansas 4 73
Alabama 5 61
Virginia 6 37
Georgia 5 4
North Carolina 6 19
Oklahoma 3 74
Nebraska 2 81
Pennsylvania 11 2
South Dakota 3 136
District of Columbia 5 129
Louisiana 5 65
Maryland 6 26
New York 17 16
New Jersey 5 21
Texas 13 3
Colorado 6 32
Massachusetts 12 1
Florida 8 23
New Mexico 3 55
Utah 3 39
Oregon 3 69
California 17 8
Puerto Rico 3 174