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General Engineering Schools in New York

144 students earned Engineering degrees in New York in the 2020-2021 year.

As a degree choice, General Engineering is the 114th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 122
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 22
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 22
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 22

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.3%
  • Black or African American: 1.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.1%
  • White: 18.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 69.4%
  • Other Races: 2.8%

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in New York

15,140 people in the state and 367,850 in the nation are employed in jobs related to engineering.


Wages for General Engineering Jobs in New York

Engineering grads earn an average of $127,010 in the state and $113,680 nationwide.


There are 3 colleges in New York that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

116 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
32,347 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, University at Buffalo grads earn an average salary of $51,240. A typical student attending University at Buffalo will pay a net price of $19,262.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
16,158 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $56,507 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 2.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
3,044 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.25 years. In their early career, SUNY Poly grads earn an average salary of $46,796. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time.

General Engineering Careers in NY

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Engineering Professors 22% $111,420
Architectural and Engineering Managers 10% $151,150
Engineers 10% $92,560

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Electrical Engineering 844
Mechanical Engineering 785
Operations Research 526
Computer Engineering 515
Biomedical Engineering 501
Industrial Engineering 465
Civil Engineering 393
Chemical Engineering 305

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