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General Engineering Schools in New York

In 2019-2020, 611 students earned their Engineering degrees in NY.

A General Engineering major is the 159th most popular major in this 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 76
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12

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: 8.8%
  • Black or African American: 8.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.8%
  • White: 48.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 16.7%
  • Other Races: 5.4%

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 5 colleges in New York that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,800 after earning their degree at this institution. The 3.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it.

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 68% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $33,167.

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
15,227 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 39%. Graduates earn an average $32,400 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $2,385.

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
7,501 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $66,100 a year. This private institution charges an average net price of $35,464. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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

A typical student attending SUNY Poly will pay a net price of $13,809. Most students complete their degree in 4.25 years. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

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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 1,128
Mechanical Engineering 732
Operations Research 537
Biomedical Engineering 448
Civil Engineering 431
Industrial Engineering 428
Chemical Engineering 305
Computer Engineering 298

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