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Undergraduate Accreditation

ABET

Our program in Chemical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET on 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, Phone: (410) 347-7700.

ABET, Inc. (formerly known as the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) accredits programs in Engineering based on specific criteria available on the ABET web site.

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Our Program Objectives

The objectives of Tulane’s chemical engineering undergraduate program are to provide our students with the engineering science education and problem-solving skills:


  1. To be rapidly and fully successful in industry, graduate school, or professional school.
  2. To successfully pursue their desired career path.
  3. To be contributing and fulfilled professionals in their careers.

Enrollment and Graduates

98 undergraduate majors enrolled in Fall 2014. Our students declare a major in the Freshman or Sophomore year. 24 students earned a BSE degree in academic year 2013–14.

Program Outcomes


  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
  4. An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  7. An ability to communicate effectively.
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
  12. An ability to solve a problem of industrial relevance.
  13. A knowledge of current issues in industrial and academic research and development.
  14. An ability to consider the entire system in project solutions.

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