RUM
Department of Chemical Engineering
 

Accreditation

The Chemical Engineering Program of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez has been accredited by ABET since 1970.

Mission of the Chemical Engineering Program

To develop a strong Chemical Engineering program focused on research, services and on educating students coming from all socioeconomic levels to convert them in professionals competitive at a worldwide level and knowledgeable of their social responsibility.

Vision of the Chemical Engineering Program

To become a department that harmonizes high quality education and a strong research program to provide world competitive graduates.

Program Educational Objectives

Our chemical engineers graduates are expected to:
  1. Pursue careers as practicing chemical engineers in fields such as chemical, materials, energy environment, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, food processing and consumer products.
  2. Pursue advanced studies in chemical engineering or a related technical discipline, medicine, law or business, if desired.
  3. Succeed in their chosen career path, demonstrating high standards of professional, social and ethical responsibility.

Enrollment and Degree Data for the Chemical Engineering Program at UPRM

  Academic Year Enrollment Year Total Undergrad Total Grad Degrees Conferred
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th+ Bachelor Master Doctor Other
CURRENT FT 84 77 80 82 236 559          
2013 – 2014 PT 0 0 2 0 31 33          
1     2012 – 2013 FT 81 67 84 106 257 595 51        
PT 0 0 1 1 37 39 2 116 3 4  
2     2011 – 2012 FT 73 61 108 126 284 653 55        
PT 0 0 3 2 24 29 0 115 6 7  
3     2010 – 2011 FT 67 103 128 137 268 703 53        
PT 0 2 3 2 23 30 1 91 1 2  
4     2009 – 2010 FT 117 109 142 131 238 740 52        
PT 0 0 0 1 24 25 1 84 8 6  
5     2008 – 2009 FT 122 126 129 234 724 53          
PT 0 1 0 2 31 34 6 91 2 8  
Give official fall term enrollment figures (head count) for the current and preceding five academic years and undergraduate and graduate degrees conferred during each off those years. The "current" year means the academic year preceding the fall visit.
FT--full time
PT--part time