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General Engineering Schools in Alabama

In 2020-2021, 222 students earned their Engineering degrees in AL.

A General Engineering major is the 20th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in Alabama

Engineering majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 222

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a engineering major is more popular with men than with women.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of engineering majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.5%
  • Black or African American: 11.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.8%
  • White: 66.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.2%
  • Other Races: 8.6%

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Alabama

6,550 people in the state and 367,850 in the nation are employed in jobs related to engineering.


Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Alabama

Engineering grads earn an average of $115,710 in the state and $113,680 nationwide.


There are 3 colleges in Alabama that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

143 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
22,563 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. The average student takes 4.44 years to complete their degree at UAB. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
9,999 Total Students

67% of the teachers are full time. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 4.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
30,737 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 74% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $24,018. 87% of the teachers are full time.

General Engineering Careers in AL

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Engineering Professors 11% $99,140
Architectural and Engineering Managers 11% $133,910
Engineers 5% $116,490

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to engineering.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Architectural Engineering 102
Mechanical Engineering 97
Civil Engineering 77
Aeronautical Engineering 72
Computer Engineering 58
Industrial Engineering 55
Electrical Engineering 55
Other Engineering 45

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