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General Engineering Schools in Alabama

In 2018-2019, 219 students earned their Engineering degrees in AL.

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 219

Gender Distribution

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

General Engineering Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.6%
  • Black or African American: 12.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.2%
  • White: 54.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 19.6%
  • Other Races: 5.5%
General Engineering Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

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.

General Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Alabama

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

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

135 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
22,080 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 78%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
9,988 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.85 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it.

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
Mechanical Engineering 104
Civil Engineering 99
Architectural Engineering 87
Electrical Engineering 85
Industrial Engineering 72
Computer Engineering 67
Aeronautical Engineering 49
Materials Engineering 46

View all majors related to General Engineering

View Nationwide General Engineering Report

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