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General Engineering Schools in West Virginia

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

As a degree choice, General Engineering is the 32nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in West Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 38
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 38
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 38
Master’s Degree 20

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 51.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 44.4%
  • Other Races: 1.1%

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in West Virginia

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


Wages for General Engineering Jobs in West Virginia

Engineering grads earn an average of $91,420 in the state and $113,680 nationwide.


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


Marshall University

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
11,958 Total Students

75% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $28,500 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

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29 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
26,269 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. A typical student attending WVU will pay a net price of $12,983.

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General Engineering Careers in WV

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title WV Job Growth WV Median Salary
Engineering Professors 14% $74,080
Engineers 7% $97,770
Architectural and Engineering Managers 3% $133,050

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

Major Annual Graduates in WV
Mechanical Engineering 35
Civil Engineering 13
Industrial Engineering 13
Environmental Engineering 12
Computer Engineering 10
Aeronautical Engineering 7
Petroleum Engineering 7
Electrical Engineering 4

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