About Us

The Department of Chemical Engineering offers a Bachelor of Science degree program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (http://www.abet.org) – Chemical Engineering.

Our faculty possess Ph.D. degrees from renowned universities and the program offers high faculty / student ratio, paid undergraduate research experiences, and merit-based scholarships. Our graduates enjoy very high job placement rate, and many go on to graduate school.


Historical Highlights

  • The Bachelor of Science Degree Program in Engineering was first established in 1969 within the Division of Technology; that program was discontinued in 1972
  • Hampton University re-established a campus based engineering programs in the Fall of 1983 with Bachelor of Science degree programs in Chemical Engineering and Electrical Engineering
  • The Department of Engineering was established in July 1986
  • The Chemical and Electrical Engineering programs received accreditation by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology Program (ABET) in 1992
  • The School of Engineering and Technology was established in July 1995 with Chemical, Electrical Engineering, Architecture, and Aviation Departments
  • The Computer Engineering program graduated its first students in May of 2004

Mailing Address:
Chemical Engineering Department
168 Marshall Ave.
Olin Engineering Building 
Hampton University 
Hampton, VA 23668

Phone: 757-727-5288
Fax: 757-727-5189