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General Engineering Schools in North Carolina

In 2019-2020, 639 students earned their Engineering degrees in NC.

In terms of popularity, General Engineering is the 126th most popular major in the state out of a total 182 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 21

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of engineering majors in North Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.1%
  • Black or African American: 4.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.7%
  • White: 70.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.0%
  • Other Races: 6.1%

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in North Carolina

7,000 people in the state and 367,850 in the nation are employed in jobs related to engineering.


Wages for General Engineering Jobs in North Carolina

A typical salary for a engineering grad in the state is $89,850, compared to a typical salary of $113,680 nationwide.


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

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
36,042 Total Students

87% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.34 years to complete their degree at NC State. 68% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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5 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
30,146 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.90% which is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $16,529. 74% of students get financical aid.

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General Engineering Careers in NC

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Engineering Professors 14% $82,540
Engineers 13% $85,110
Architectural and Engineering Managers 10% $132,780

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Electrical Engineering 368
Mechanical Engineering 225
Computer Engineering 179
Civil Engineering 146
Biomedical Engineering 137
Textile Engineering 96
Industrial Engineering 87
Chemical Engineering 72

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