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General Engineering Schools in Virginia

In 2020-2021, 117 students earned their Engineering degrees in VA.

In terms of popularity, General Engineering is the 59th most popular major in the state out of a total 227 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 86
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 31
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 31
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 31

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.1%
  • Black or African American: 8.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.0%
  • White: 48.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 26.5%
  • Other Races: 5.1%

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Virginia

In this state, there are 9,070 people employed in jobs related to an engineering degree, compared to 367,850 nationwide.


Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Virginia

A typical salary for a engineering grad in the state is $118,390, compared to a typical salary of $113,680 nationwide.


There are 2 colleges in Virginia that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

104 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
24,286 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,204. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
29,070 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.40 years to graduate. The student loan default rate is 2.60% which is lower than average. 83% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

General Engineering Careers in VA

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Engineering Professors 19% $0
Engineers 11% $122,940
Architectural and Engineering Managers 9% $148,970

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Other Engineering 183
Electrical Engineering 182
Civil Engineering 166
Computer Engineering 154
Systems Engineering 94
Mechanical Engineering 90
Biomedical Engineering 52
Industrial Engineering 50

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