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General Engineering Schools in West Virginia

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

A General Engineering major is the 32nd most popular major in this 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
Master’s Degree 33
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 28
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 28
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 28

Gender Distribution

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

General Engineering Majors in WV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 1.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 36.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 57.4%
  • Other Races: 1.6%
General Engineering Majors in WV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in West Virginia

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

General Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. WV

Wages for General Engineering Jobs in West Virginia

In this state, engineering grads earn an average of $91,420. Nationwide, they make an average of $113,680.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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
45% Graduation Rate
12,852 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.51 years to graduate. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,894. Graduates earn an average $28,500 after graduation.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
26,839 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.52 years. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,539.

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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