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General Engineering Schools in Tennessee

In 2018-2019, 63 students earned their Engineering degrees in TN.

As a degree choice, General Engineering is the 52nd most popular major in the 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 41
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 22
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 22
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 22

Gender Distribution

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

General Engineering Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.3%
  • Black or African American: 6.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.8%
  • White: 27.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 54.0%
  • Other Races: 1.6%
General Engineering Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Tennessee

There are 8,160 people in the state and 367,850 people in the nation working in engineering jobs.

General Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Tennessee

A typical salary for a engineering grad in the state is $107,480, compared to a typical salary of $113,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Tennessee that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
11,651 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,213. The student loan default rate of 7.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 68%.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
10,140 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.00%. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.62 years to graduate.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
15% Graduation Rate
8,081 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,427. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
21,685 Total Students

A typical student attending UofM will pay a net price of $13,048. Most students complete their degree in 4.74 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

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
Electrical Engineering 86
Mechanical Engineering 77
Civil Engineering 74
Industrial Engineering 56
Nuclear Engineering 35
Chemical Engineering 33
Other Engineering 31
Biomedical Engineering 27

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