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Mechanical Engineering Schools in Kansas

In 2018-2019, 664 students earned their ME Tech degrees in KS.

In this state, Mechanical Engineering is the 18th most popular major out of a total 272 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Mechanical Engineering Majors in Kansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 554
Bachelor’s Degree 110

Gender Distribution

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

Mechanical Engineering Majors in KS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.2%
  • Black or African American: 14.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.2%
  • White: 56.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.1%
  • Other Races: 9.0%
Mechanical Engineering Majors in KS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Mechanical Engineering Grads in Kansas

7,390 people in the state and 699,620 in the nation are employed in jobs related to ME tech.

Mechanical Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. KS

Wages for Mechanical Engineering Jobs in Kansas

In this state, ME tech grads earn an average of $55,210. Nationwide, they make an average of $58,240.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Kansas that offer ME tech degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

554 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,596 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it. 23% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,600 a year.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
6,625 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 9.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 73%.


McPherson College

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
819 Total Students

In their early career, McPherson College grads earn an average salary of $36,000. The average student takes 4.13 years to complete their degree at McPherson College. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 68% are considered full time.

Mechanical Engineering Careers in KS

Some of the careers ME tech majors go into include:

Job Title KS Job Growth KS Median Salary
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 5% $52,680
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians -5% $62,560

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

Major Annual Graduates in KS
Industrial Production Technology 214
Environmental Control Technology 182
Drafting & Design Engineering 162
Electronics Engineering 117
Engineering-Related Fields 95
General Engineering Technology 85
Construction Engineering 69
Electromechanical Engineering 68

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