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General Engineering Schools in Virginia

In 2018-2019, 168 students earned their Engineering degrees in VA.

A General Engineering major is the 42nd most popular major in this state.

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 112
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 55
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 55
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 55
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

General Engineering Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.6%
  • Black or African American: 6.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.8%
  • White: 46.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 35.7%
  • Other Races: 3.6%
General Engineering Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Virginia

There are 9,070 people in the state and 367,850 people in the nation working in engineering jobs.

General Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Virginia

Engineering grads earn an average of $118,390 in the state and $113,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Virginia that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

139 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
23,675 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 95%. A typical student attending Old Dominion will pay a net price of $15,680.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
29,757 Total Students

62% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $21,313. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
37,863 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,900 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time.

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 8% $148,970

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Civil Engineering 215
Other Engineering 212
Electrical Engineering 167
Computer Engineering 160
Systems Engineering 99
Mechanical Engineering 76
Industrial Engineering 71
Materials Engineering 48

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