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General Engineering Schools in Mississippi

195 students earned Engineering degrees in Mississippi in the 2019-2020 year.

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) 27
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 27
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 27
Master’s Degree 22

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Black or African American: 24.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.6%
  • White: 53.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 11.3%
  • Other Races: 5.1%
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Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Mississippi

There are 1,590 people in the state and 367,850 people in the nation working in engineering jobs.

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Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Mississippi

Engineering grads earn an average of $102,730 in the state and $113,680 nationwide.

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

#1

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
22,986 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 85%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,173. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

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17 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
6,921 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,484. The full-time teacher rate is 67%.

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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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