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Mechanical Engineering Schools in Alabama

In 2018-2019, 50 students earned their ME Tech degrees in AL.

As a degree choice, Mechanical Engineering is the 142nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Mechanical Engineering Majors in Alabama

ME Tech majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 29
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 15
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 15
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 6

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a ME tech major is more popular with men than with women.

Mechanical Engineering Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of ME tech majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 26.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.0%
  • White: 68.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Mechanical Engineering Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Mechanical Engineering Grads in Alabama

There are 9,110 people in the state and 699,620 people in the nation working in ME tech jobs.

Mechanical Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Mechanical Engineering Jobs in Alabama

ME Tech grads earn an average of $57,670 in the state and $58,240 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Alabama that offer ME tech degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,274 Total Students

41% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending LSCC - Birmingham Campus will pay a net price of $7,299. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,610 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $1,277. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 58%.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,855 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 49%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
28% Graduation Rate
5,200 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 49%. A typical student attending University of West Alabama will pay a net price of $13,975. It takes the average student 4.60 years to graduate.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
831 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. A typical student attending Drake State will pay a net price of $4,825. The full-time teacher rate is 45%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,736 Total Students

32% of the teachers are full time. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,000 a year.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,419 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $6,141. 25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 61% of the teachers are full time.

Mechanical Engineering Careers in AL

Some of the careers ME tech majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 20% $58,050
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 18% $53,480
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 6% $38,890

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

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Quality Control Technology 1,621
Industrial Production Technology 752
Environmental Control Technology 294
Drafting & Design Engineering 264
General Engineering Technology 264
Construction Engineering 70
Electronics Engineering 53
Other Engineering Technology 49

View all majors related to Mechanical Engineering

View Nationwide Mechanical Engineering Report

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