Program Statements

Both of our Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Bachelor of Science programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET and have been since 1949.

“ABET is recognized as the worldwide leader in assuring quality and stimulating innovation in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology education, and with ABET accreditation, students, employers, and the society we serve can be confident that a program meets the quality standards that produce graduates prepared to enter a global workforce.”

 –taken from the ABET website

Chemical Engineering Mission Statement, Program Education Objective, Outcomes, and Assessment

Petroleum Engineering Mission Statement, Program Education Objective, Outcomes, and Assessment

CPE Enrollment and Graduation Data

BS in Chemical Engineering

School Year Enrolled Graduated
2014-2015 448 55*
2013-2014 421 51
2012-2013 355 52
2011-2012 324 56

BS in Petroleum Engineering

 

 

School Year Enrolled Graduated
2014-2015 218 27*
2013-2014 146 21
2012-2013 119 20
2011-2012 90

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* Does not include Summer graduates as of 9/22/2015


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Upcoming Events and Deadlines

Upcoming Events

April 6th​: Cory Berkland Inaugural Lecture Event | 5:30 | Jayhawk Room, Kansas Union (RSVP LINK)

April 11th: Graduate Seminar with Damon Talbott from KU office of Graduate Studies (FLYER)

April 18th: Graduate Seminar with George Hirasaki from Rice University

April 25th: Graduate Seminar with Rick Stroman from the US Naval Research Lab (FLYER)

April 28th: Open tour of the Shiflett Lab | 2-4PM | 2444 LEEP2 (LINK)

April 29th: CPE ANNUAL AWARD BANQUET! (FLYER)

May 2nd​: Graduate Seminar with Michael J. Aziz from Harvard University (FLYER)

May 13th: School of Engineering Recognition Ceremony 8AM in Allen Fieldhouse and

Doctoral Hooding Ceremony | 7:30PM | Lied Center

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