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General Engineering Schools in Mississippi

In 2018-2019, 45 students earned their Engineering degrees in MS.

As a degree choice, General Engineering is the 33rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in Mississippi

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 26
Master’s Degree 19

Gender Distribution

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

General Engineering Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.4%
  • Black or African American: 15.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.4%
  • White: 20.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 55.6%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
General Engineering Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Mississippi

1,590 people in the state and 367,850 in the nation are employed in jobs related to engineering.

General Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Mississippi

A typical salary for a engineering grad in the state is $102,730, compared to a typical salary of $113,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Mississippi that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:


Mississippi State University

Mississippi State
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
22,226 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 86%. 96% of students get financical aid.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
7,020 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $13,492. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,100 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 68% are considered full time.

General Engineering Careers in MS

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Engineering Professors 17% $96,880
Architectural and Engineering Managers 8% $120,580
Engineers 5% $84,760

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Engineering Science 53
Aeronautical Engineering 29
Industrial Engineering 24
Mechanical Engineering 22
Polymer & Plastics Engineering 20
Civil Engineering 19
Electrical Engineering 14
Other Engineering 12

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