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General Engineering Schools in Tennessee

57 students earned Engineering degrees in Tennessee in the 2020-2021 year.

A General Engineering major is the 58th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in Tennessee

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 37
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 20
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 20
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 20

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.8%
  • Black or African American: 15.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.8%
  • White: 35.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 36.8%
  • Other Races: 1.8%

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Tennessee

In this state, there are 8,160 people employed in jobs related to an engineering degree, compared to 367,850 nationwide.


Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Tennessee

In this state, engineering grads earn an average of $107,480. Nationwide, they make an average of $113,680.


There are 5 colleges in Tennessee that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
11,728 Total Students

97% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,040. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
22,205 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.57 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,243 after earning their degree at this institution.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
10,177 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $15,932. The student loan default rate of 4.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
13,537 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.06 years to graduate. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $19,970. The 0.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
7,615 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $33,035 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.73 years to complete their degree at Tennessee State University.

General Engineering Careers in TN

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Architectural and Engineering Managers 18% $119,370
Engineers 17% $74,890
Engineering Professors 15% $95,290

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Civil Engineering 73
Mechanical Engineering 65
Electrical Engineering 62
Biomedical Engineering 45
Industrial Engineering 40
Materials Engineering 36
Nuclear Engineering 35
Chemical Engineering 24

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