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General Engineering Schools in Virginia

756 students earned Engineering degrees in Virginia in the 2019-2020 year.

As a degree choice, General Engineering is the 42nd most popular major in the 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 114
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 45
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 45
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 45
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 10.2%
  • Black or African American: 9.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.3%
  • White: 53.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.9%
  • Other Races: 6.2%
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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.

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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.

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

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

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. In their early career, Old Dominion grads earn an average salary of $35,500. 93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.50%. It takes the average student 4.40 years to graduate.

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1 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
38,541 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $21,048. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 2.60% which is lower than average.

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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
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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