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General Engineering Schools in New Jersey

238 students earned Engineering degrees in New Jersey in the 2019-2020 year.

As a degree choice, General Engineering is the 89th most popular major in the 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 41
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.4%
  • Black or African American: 8.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 18.9%
  • White: 47.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.8%
  • Other Races: 8.4%

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.


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.


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
72% Graduation Rate
19,678 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $25,454. The student loan default rate of 5.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

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1 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
7,257 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $68,600 after earning their degree at this institution. 99% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.49 years.

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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
Biomedical Engineering 286
Mechanical Engineering 286
Civil Engineering 226
Computer Engineering 182
Chemical Engineering 152
Industrial Engineering 103

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