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General Engineering Schools in Texas

175 Engineering students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, General Engineering is the 74th most popular major out of a total 241 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 160
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 11
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 11
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 11
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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

General Engineering Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.3%
  • Black or African American: 10.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.1%
  • White: 11.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 74.3%
  • Other Races: 0.6%
General Engineering Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Texas

27,520 people in the state and 367,850 in the nation are employed in jobs related to engineering.

General Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Texas

In this state, engineering grads earn an average of $123,200. Nationwide, they make an average of $113,680.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in Texas that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 12 below:

#1

Lamar University

Beaumont
103 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
14,783 Total Students

The average student takes 4.84 years to complete their degree at Lamar University. The full-time teacher rate is 79%. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
9,516 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,685. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, PVAMU grads earn an average salary of $29,800.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
38,644 Total Students

82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate is 6.60% which is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,629.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
68,679 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $48,600 after graduation. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
51,832 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,505. It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
17,217 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $32,601. The full-time teacher rate is 78%.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
11,649 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. An average student at SMU will pay a net price of $36,575. 77% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
25,151 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. The average student takes 4.82 years to complete their degree at UTEP.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
10,029 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.48 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 78%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,541 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The average student takes 4.59 years to complete their degree at Texas A&M Kingsville. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,796.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,175 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,500 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.60%. An average student at LETU will pay a net price of $22,105.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
10,206 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.70%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,400 a year. The average student takes 4.50 years to complete their degree at UT Tyler.

General Engineering Careers in TX

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Engineering Professors 17% $108,180
Architectural and Engineering Managers 16% $154,240
Engineers 14% $109,110

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Electrical Engineering 1,122
Mechanical Engineering 785
Civil Engineering 619
Industrial Engineering 467
Computer Engineering 358
Biomedical Engineering 261
Petroleum Engineering 224
Systems Engineering 188

View all majors related to General Engineering

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