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Stay Safe, Vandal Engineers.

To ensure the safety and health of our students, faculty and staff amid growing concern of the COVID-19 spread, all engineering and computer science classes will be delivered online to students on all campuses for the remainder of the semester.

Remote student services, including academic and career advising, tutoring and other resources are available through the Micron Student Center.

If you have any questions, please call 208-885-6470 or email

Design and create more efficient chemical processes and new materials that benefit society, advance technology and reduce negative impacts on our planet. Decrease pollutants, purify water, end disease and poverty, manufacture better pharmaceuticals, refine chemicals, process food, and refine oil and other petroleum products.

The University of Idaho Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering offers chemical engineering and materials science and engineering degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels.

Experience the difference and what it means to engineer like a Vandal.

Fast Facts
Fast Facts

  • Idaho’s Best Value College – the only public college in Idaho to be ranked a best value college by Forbes, Money, U.S. News and World Report and The Princeton Review.
  • Highest Mid-Career Salary Earnings of any 4-year public college in Idaho – Payscale
  • 87% Graduate with a Job or are enrolled in graduate education – Career Outcomes Survey
  • Personalized Attention from nationally and internationally recognized faculty and staff through small class sizes, 1-on-1 interaction, mentorship, advising and research collaboration. All faculty hold Ph.D.s in their field.

Degrees and Programs

Our department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in chemical engineering and materials science and engineering.

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Student Services

The Micron Student Center provides academic advising, career services, tutoring and other support into one central location.

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Schedule a personalized campus tour of labs and facilities and meet our students, advisors, faculty and staff.

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The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree programs in chemical engineering and materials science and engineering at the University of Idaho are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

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Buchanan Engineering Building Rm. 308

Mailing Address:

Chemical & Materials Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1021
Moscow, ID 83844-1021

Phone: 208-885-7572

Fax: 208-885-7462

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