The School of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering at Oregon State University has its roots in one of the oldest and most respected chemical engineering departments in the western United States. OSU's undergraduate program in Chemical Engineering was first accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET in 1917. The school has 29 faculty members who pursue a variety of research and teaching activities.  The graduate program boasts MEng, MS, and PhD degrees in Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, and Environmental Engineering.