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General Engineering Schools in California

1,382 Engineering students earned their degrees in the state in 2019-2020.

In terms of popularity, General Engineering is the 79th most popular major in the state out of a total 260 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in California

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 241
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 6

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 18.8%
  • Black or African American: 1.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 32.7%
  • White: 29.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.8%
  • Other Races: 7.9%
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Jobs for General Engineering Grads in California

There are 54,580 people in the state and 367,850 people in the nation working in engineering jobs.

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Wages for General Engineering Jobs in California

A typical salary for a engineering grad in the state is $129,790, compared to a typical salary of $113,680 nationwide.

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There are 14 colleges in California that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
26,434 Total Students

A typical student attending UCR will pay a net price of $12,871. 91% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $33,700 after graduation.

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42 Degrees in Major Awarded
91% Graduation Rate
44,589 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,279. Graduates earn an average $44,500 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

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40 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
27,349 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 78% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $38,000 after graduation.

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39 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
36,208 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.98 years. Graduates earn an average $42,200 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 43% are considered full time.

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37 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
25,497 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,464. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 88% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.95 years to complete their degree at Fresno State.

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27 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
6,263 Total Students

The average student takes 4.34 years to complete their degree at Pacific. An average student at Pacific will pay a net price of $28,929. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

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23 Degrees in Major Awarded
91% Graduation Rate
42,327 Total Students

63% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $48,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 4.21 years.

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19 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
22,440 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 64% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 1.10% which is lower than average.

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17 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
36,303 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,783. In their early career, UC Irvine grads earn an average salary of $41,100. It takes the average student 4.20 years to graduate.

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5 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
40,069 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 48% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 1.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.78 years to graduate.

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General Engineering Careers in CA

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Engineering Professors 17% $124,990
Engineers 9% $107,300
Architectural and Engineering Managers 9% $164,290

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

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Electrical Engineering 2,359
Computer Engineering 1,281
Mechanical Engineering 1,217
Civil Engineering 1,204
Biomedical Engineering 691
Aeronautical Engineering 402
Systems Engineering 370
Operations Research 344

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