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General Engineering Schools in California

312 students earned Engineering degrees in California in the 2018-2019 year.

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 303
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 9

Gender Distribution

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

General Engineering Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 23.7%
  • Black or African American: 1.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.1%
  • White: 28.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 27.9%
  • Other Races: 12.5%
General Engineering Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in California

54,580 people in the state and 367,850 in the nation are employed in jobs related to engineering.

General Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for General Engineering Jobs in California

Engineering grads earn an average of $129,790 in the state and $113,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
23,922 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. It takes the average student 4.40 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 87%.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
91% Graduation Rate
44,537 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,171. It takes the average student 4.21 years to graduate.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
29,778 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,033. In their early career, SFSU grads earn an average salary of $38,000.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
35,400 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.50% which is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,270. The student to faculty ratio is 27 to 1.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
25,137 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.00%. 54% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
6,493 Total Students

An average student at Pacific will pay a net price of $25,973. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 49% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
42,501 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $48,700 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,846. 67% of the teachers are full time.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
22,013 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $52,100 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.46 years to graduate. 64% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
36,032 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.70%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,604. Graduates earn an average $41,100 after graduation.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
37,466 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,500 a year. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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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