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General Engineering Schools in New Jersey

In 2018-2019, 29 students earned their Engineering degrees in NJ.

A General Engineering major is the 89th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 27
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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

General Engineering Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of engineering majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.4%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.4%
  • White: 62.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 31.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
General Engineering Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in New Jersey

8,760 people in the state and 367,850 in the nation are employed in jobs related to engineering.

General Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for General Engineering Jobs in New Jersey

A typical salary for a engineering grad in the state is $114,990, compared to a typical salary of $113,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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


Rowan University

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
19,618 Total Students

49% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $38,500 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.60%.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
7,283 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $68,600 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

General Engineering Careers in NJ

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Engineering Professors 11% $0
Architectural and Engineering Managers 9% $153,720
Engineers 5% $116,570

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Electrical Engineering 413
Systems Engineering 360
Mechanical Engineering 286
Civil Engineering 226
Computer Engineering 182
Chemical Engineering 152
Biomedical Engineering 111
Industrial Engineering 103

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