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General Engineering Schools in Pennsylvania

40 students earned Engineering degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, General Engineering is the 139th most popular major in the 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) 25
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 25
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 25
Master’s Degree 15

Gender Distribution

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

General Engineering Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.5%
  • Black or African American: 7.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 37.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 32.5%
  • Other Races: 15.0%
General Engineering Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

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.

General Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Pennsylvania

A typical salary for a engineering grad in the state is $114,870, compared to a typical salary of $113,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
14,180 Total Students

The average student takes 4.19 years to complete their degree at Carnegie Mellon. 59% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time.


Villanova University

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
10,848 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. The average student takes 4.05 years to complete their degree at Villanova. An average student at Villanova will pay a net price of $40,134.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,026 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,743. 99% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $69,000 a year.


Temple University

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
38,794 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $39,100 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.44 years.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
91,427 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $30,996. 65% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
32,686 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,500 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.24 years to complete their degree at Pitt. The student loan default rate of 3.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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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