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Mechanical Engineering Schools in New Jersey

168 ME Tech students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Mechanical Engineering major is the 99th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Mechanical Engineering Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 113
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 25
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 18
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 18
Bachelor’s Degree 12

Gender Distribution

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

Mechanical Engineering Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.5%
  • Black or African American: 7.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 20.2%
  • White: 53.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.6%
  • Other Races: 6.5%
Mechanical Engineering Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Mechanical Engineering Grads in New Jersey

In this state, there are 15,180 people employed in jobs related to a ME tech degree, compared to 699,620 nationwide.

Mechanical Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Mechanical Engineering Jobs in New Jersey

In this state, ME tech grads earn an average of $55,090. Nationwide, they make an average of $58,240.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in New Jersey that offer ME tech degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,556 Total Students

53% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,508. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 30% are considered full time.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,856 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 51% of students receive it.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,675 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,000 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 66% get financial aid.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
96 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. A typical student attending Union County Vocational Technical School will pay a net price of $7,412. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,900 a year.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,894 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Graduates earn an average $27,500 after graduation. 54% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
7,871 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. The student loan default rate is 7.60% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,300 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 10%.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,686 Total Students

In their early career, Mercer County Community College grads earn an average salary of $25,500. This public school has an average net price of $5,125. Of all the students who attend this school, 37% get financial aid.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,514 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. A typical student attending Essex will pay a net price of $10,521.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,887 Total Students

53% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

#10

Union County College

Cranford
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,412 Total Students

24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 69% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 22%.

Mechanical Engineering Careers in NJ

Some of the careers ME tech majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 13% $53,540
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 4% $48,790

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Environmental Control Technology 380
Engineering-Related Fields 229
General Engineering Technology 227
Electronics Engineering 193
Industrial Production Technology 75
Civil Engineering 40
Drafting & Design Engineering 35
Other Engineering Technology 16

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