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General Engineering Schools in Wisconsin

In 2019-2020, 245 students earned their Engineering degrees in WI.

In this state, General Engineering is the 19th most popular major out of a total 185 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 202
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 21
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 21
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 21
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.7%
  • Black or African American: 4.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.9%
  • White: 58.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 22.4%
  • Other Races: 3.7%

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Wisconsin

4,940 people in the state and 367,850 in the nation are employed in jobs related to engineering.


Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Wisconsin

A typical salary for a engineering grad in the state is $103,980, compared to a typical salary of $113,680 nationwide.


There are 4 colleges in Wisconsin that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

111 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
24,565 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 64%. The student loan default rate is 8.10% which is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $36,300 after graduation.

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53 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
7,547 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $39,000 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 81%. Most students complete their degree in 4.74 years.

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39 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
44,640 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 82%. The student loan default rate of 0.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

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9 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
2,673 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.80%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. It takes the average student 4.34 years to graduate.

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General Engineering Careers in WI

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Architectural and Engineering Managers 11% $118,480
Engineering Professors 10% $95,260
Engineers 10% $83,640

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Electrical Engineering 116
Mechanical Engineering 113
Civil Engineering 86
Biomedical Engineering 65
Industrial Engineering 55
Nuclear Engineering 37
Chemical Engineering 24
Materials Engineering 22

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