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General Engineering in Rhode Island

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General Engineering Schools in Rhode Island

140 students earned Engineering degrees in Rhode Island in the 2019-2020 year.

As a degree choice, General Engineering is the 14th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in Rhode Island

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 56
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 15

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of engineering majors in Rhode Island is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.7%
  • Black or African American: 1.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.4%
  • White: 25.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 48.6%
  • Other Races: 12.1%

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Rhode Island

1,240 people in the state and 367,850 in the nation are employed in jobs related to engineering.


Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Rhode Island

A typical salary for a engineering grad in the state is $137,620, compared to a typical salary of $113,680 nationwide.


There is one school in the state that offers this degree.


Brown University

83 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
9,948 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 90% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $52,500 after earning their degree at this institution. 6 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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General Engineering Careers in RI

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Architectural and Engineering Managers 10% $142,120
Engineers 8% $92,090
Engineering Professors 5% $119,950

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Biomedical Engineering 27
Ocean Engineering 22
Mechanical Engineering 19
Civil Engineering 18
Electrical Engineering 16
Chemical Engineering 11
Industrial Engineering 9
Computer Engineering 2

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