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General Engineering Schools in Pennsylvania

476 Engineering students earned their degrees in the state in 2019-2020.

A General Engineering major is the 139th most popular major in this state.

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) 32
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 32
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 32
Master’s Degree 10
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.0%
  • Black or African American: 4.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.8%
  • White: 71.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.0%
  • Other Races: 7.1%
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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.

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Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Pennsylvania

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

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There are 6 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $69,800 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 5 to 1. The student loan default rate of 0.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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Villanova University

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

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $62,600 a year. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 64% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.22 years to complete their degree at Thomas Jefferson University. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $69,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

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Temple University

Philadelphia
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
37,236 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $23,521. The student loan default rate is 5.10% which is lower than average.

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1 Degrees in Major Awarded

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.00%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $40,100 a year.

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
32,277 Total Students

78% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $27,938. The student loan default rate is 3.50% which is lower than average.

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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 655
Mechanical Engineering 488
Biomedical Engineering 294
Computer Engineering 281
Civil Engineering 275
Chemical Engineering 185
Industrial Engineering 141
Systems Engineering 141

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