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General Engineering Schools in Massachusetts

325 students earned Engineering degrees in Massachusetts in the 2020-2021 year.

A General Engineering major is the 48th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 319
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 6

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 0.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.9%
  • White: 10.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 84.6%
  • Other Races: 1.2%

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Massachusetts

13,160 people in the state and 367,850 in the nation are employed in jobs related to engineering.


Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Massachusetts

In this state, engineering grads earn an average of $135,140. Nationwide, they make an average of $113,680.


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

320 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
22,905 Total Students

82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. An average student at Northeastern will pay a net price of $29,714. In their early career, Northeastern grads earn an average salary of $65,632.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
7,869 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. 74% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $20,050.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,310 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 11% are considered full time. In their early career, Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network grads earn an average salary of $65,632. The 1.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

General Engineering Careers in MA

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Engineering Professors 19% $130,020
Architectural and Engineering Managers 5% $149,740
Engineers 4% $106,680

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Computer Engineering 930
Electrical Engineering 666
Mechanical Engineering 603
Systems Engineering 378
Other Engineering 322
Civil Engineering 238
Biomedical Engineering 230
Chemical Engineering 143

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