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General Engineering Schools in Massachusetts

In 2019-2020, 565 students earned their Engineering degrees in MA.

In this state, General Engineering is the 46th most popular major out of a total 233 majors commonly available.

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 265
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

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: 6.4%
  • Black or African American: 4.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.5%
  • White: 32.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 43.2%
  • Other Races: 6.9%

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 4 colleges in Massachusetts that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

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

Graduates earn an average $54,400 after graduation. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 2.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
18,150 Total Students

A typical student attending UMass Lowell will pay a net price of $19,119. 91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

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Merrimack College

North Andover
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
5,418 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. An average student at Merrimack will pay a net price of $33,650. Most students complete their degree in 4.10 years.

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,310 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 9% are considered full time. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $54,400 after graduation.

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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
Electrical Engineering 669
Mechanical Engineering 641
Biological Engineering 641
Computer Engineering 598
Systems Engineering 362
Civil Engineering 275
Biomedical Engineering 235
Chemical Engineering 212

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