Undergraduate Chemical Engineering Program

Undergraduate Chemical Engineering Program

The College of Engineering offers a full-time academic program leading to a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering degree in 4 years. A student may also able to obtain a Bachelor and Master of Science in Chemical Engineering in 5 years.

At Villanova University, the Department of Chemical Engineering equips undergraduates to synthesize the principles of mathematics, chemistry, physics and engineering sciences to creatively solve technical, commercial and social problems arising in industries that manufacture products by chemical reactions. These solutions must respond to economic constraints as well as social, ethical, environmental and safety implications.

Technical electives within the department allow you to tailor the program and focus on specific disciplines, including:

  • Bioengineering
  • Nano and Advanced Materials
  • Energy and Sustainability
  • Advanced Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate Chemical Engineering Program
Undergraduate Chemical Engineering Program

Where Are They Now?

2017 graduates from Villanova‚Äôs Chemical Engineering program are working in a number of fields in a variety of unique positions. Here is just a sampling: 

  • Analyst, Macquarie Bank, New York
  • Chemical Engineer III, Nalas Engineering Services, Centerbrook, CT
  • Chemical Engineer, Department of the Navy, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Bethesda, MD
  • Consultant, Waypoint Consulting, West Chester, PA
  • Equity Trader, Trillium Trading LLC, New York
  • Future Leaders Program R&D Associate, Reckitt Benckiser, Montvale, NJ
  • Leadership and Technical Operations Program Engineer, Praxair, Columbia, SC
  • Manufacturing Engineer, Procter & Gamble, Lima, OH
  • Mechanical Engineer I, Hargrove Life Sciences, Philadelphia, PA
  • Submarine Warfare Officer, U.S. Navy
  • Systems Engineer, Xyntek, Inc., Newtown, PA


The Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org

Department Mission Statement:

The Chemical Engineering Department is committed to providing undergraduate and graduate students innovative and effective educational experiences that will prepare them for the technological, professional, and societal challenges of their careers.  Through research that advances engineering and scientific knowledge, the Department inspires students and brings value to the University and the broader community.

Contact Us

Department Chair

Noelle Comolli, PhD

Office Assistant: Colleen Stover