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General Engineering Schools in Illinois

44 Engineering students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, General Engineering is the 134th most popular major in the state out of a total 233 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in Illinois

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 39
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5

Gender Distribution

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

General Engineering Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 13.6%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.3%
  • White: 43.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 36.4%
  • Other Races: 4.5%
General Engineering Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Illinois

15,090 people in the state and 367,850 in the nation are employed in jobs related to engineering.

General Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Illinois

A typical salary for a engineering grad in the state is $114,010, compared to a typical salary of $113,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
51,605 Total Students

The average student takes 4.21 years to complete their degree at UIUC. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Graduates earn an average $47,100 after graduation.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
32,324 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $13,301. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
11,695 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. 83% of the teachers are full time.

General Engineering Careers in IL

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Architectural and Engineering Managers 5% $129,600
Engineering Professors 4% $103,720
Engineers 4% $84,550

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Electrical Engineering 613
Civil Engineering 479
Mechanical Engineering 469
Industrial Engineering 204
Biomedical Engineering 175
Chemical Engineering 142
Other Engineering 130
Materials Engineering 120

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