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Engineering-Related Fields Schools in Pennsylvania

238 students earned Engineering-Related Fields degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Engineering-Related Fields is the 135th most popular major in the state.

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 191
Post-Master’s Certificate 26
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 26
Associate’s Degree 16
Bachelor’s Degree 4
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

In Pennsylvania, a engineering-related fields major is more popular with men than with women.

Engineering-Related Fields Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of engineering-related fields majors in Pennsylvania is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.8%
  • Black or African American: 6.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.9%
  • White: 42.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 34.9%
  • Other Races: 6.3%
Engineering-Related Fields Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

There are 43,390 people in the state and 1,195,560 people in the nation working in engineering-related fields jobs.

Engineering-Related Fields Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

In this state, engineering-related fields grads earn an average of $86,080. Nationwide, they make an average of $91,630.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer engineering-related fields degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
14,180 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 0.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. 95% of the teachers are full time.

#2

Drexel University

Philadelphia
37 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
24,205 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.67 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

#3

Lehigh University

Bethlehem
36 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
6,953 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.40%. It takes the average student 4.15 years to graduate. An average student at Lehigh will pay a net price of $30,832.

#4

Robert Morris University

Moon Township
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
4,608 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.30 years to graduate. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 4.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
26,675 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 74%. The student loan default rate of 1.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

#6

Temple University

Philadelphia
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
38,794 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 54%. Graduates earn an average $39,100 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 5.10% which is lower than average.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
246 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

#8

Point Park University

Pittsburgh
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
3,929 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $19,174. Most students complete their degree in 4.13 years.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
4,444 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 57%. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#10

Wilkes University

Wilkes-Barre
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
4,680 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.70% which is lower than average. 93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 42% of the teachers are full time.

Some of the careers engineering-related fields majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Engineering Professors 12% $98,010
Industrial Engineers 10% $82,210
Engineers 8% $93,400
Professors 8% $0
Architectural and Engineering Managers 7% $143,610
Industrial Engineering Technicians 5% $55,060
Engineering Technicians 5% $53,740
Commercial and Industrial Designers 4% $64,120
Industrial Production Managers 2% $102,380

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Electromechanical Engineering 797
Computer Engineering 439
Industrial Production Technology 369
Mechanical Engineering 359
Quality Control Technology 350
Drafting & Design Engineering 254
Electronics Engineering 219
General Engineering Technology 121

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