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General Engineering Schools in Alabama

224 students earned Engineering degrees in Alabama in the 2019-2020 year.

In this state, General Engineering is the 19th most popular major out of a total 162 majors commonly available.

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 220

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: 12.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.5%
  • White: 65.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.0%
  • Other Races: 5.4%

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 2 colleges in Alabama that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

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

This public school has an average net price of $16,953. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.30%. The average student takes 4.44 years to complete their degree at UAB.

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

Most students complete their degree in 4.62 years. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid.

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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
Civil Engineering 99
Architectural Engineering 87
Electrical Engineering 85
Industrial Engineering 72
Computer Engineering 67
Aeronautical Engineering 49
Materials Engineering 46
Chemical Engineering 35

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