A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of synthesized macromolecular compounds and their application to specific engineering uses, including the development of industrial materials with tailored properties, the design of lightweight structural components, the use of liquid or solid polymers, and the analysis and control of polymerization processes.
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|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||University of Massachusetts-Lowell||104||2%||$30,552|
|2||Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College||39||4%||$33,396|
|3||Case Western Reserve University||38||1%||$67,332|
|4||University of Akron Main Campus||24||1%||$27,279|
|5||Western Washington University||22||1%||$24,077|
|6||University of Massachusetts-Amherst||17||0%||$30,913|
|7||University of Wisconsin-Stout||16||1%||$19,973|
|9||University of Southern Mississippi||6||0%||$24,048|
|11||Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University||1||0%||$26,834|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Polymer/Plastics Engineering program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.