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General Engineering Schools in Pennsylvania

35 students earned Engineering degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2020-2021 year.

In this state, General Engineering is the 142nd most popular major out of a total 273 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 28
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 28
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 28
Master’s Degree 6
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of engineering majors in Pennsylvania is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.9%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.9%
  • White: 28.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 60.0%
  • Other Races: 5.7%

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Pennsylvania

In this state, there are 15,020 people employed in jobs related to an engineering degree, compared to 367,850 nationwide.


Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Pennsylvania

Engineering grads earn an average of $114,870 in the state and $113,680 nationwide.


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


Villanova University

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
91% Graduation Rate
11,032 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.03 years to complete their degree at Villanova. This private school has an average net price of $43,577.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
13,519 Total Students

The average student takes 4.19 years to complete their degree at Carnegie Mellon. In their early career, Carnegie Mellon grads earn an average salary of $87,824. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
8,286 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. The average student takes 4.22 years to complete their degree at Thomas Jefferson University. An average student at Thomas Jefferson University will pay a net price of $26,569.

General Engineering Careers in PA

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Engineering Professors 12% $98,010
Engineers 8% $93,400
Architectural and Engineering Managers 7% $143,610

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Electrical Engineering 725
Mechanical Engineering 500
Computer Engineering 310
Biomedical Engineering 275
Civil Engineering 220
Chemical Engineering 206
Systems Engineering 149
Materials Engineering 144

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