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Mechanical Engineering Schools in North Carolina

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

In this state, Mechanical Engineering is the 52nd most popular major out of a total 284 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Mechanical Engineering Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 383
Associate’s Degree 152
Bachelor’s Degree 85
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 22
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 22

Gender Distribution

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

Mechanical Engineering Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 6.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.5%
  • White: 72.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 9.0%
Mechanical Engineering Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Mechanical Engineering Grads in North Carolina

In this state, there are 23,780 people employed in jobs related to a ME tech degree, compared to 699,620 nationwide.

Mechanical Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for Mechanical Engineering Jobs in North Carolina

A typical salary for a ME tech grad in the state is $41,620, compared to a typical salary of $58,240 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 25 colleges in North Carolina that offer ME tech degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

114 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,872 Total Students

54% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 45% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,429.

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
29,710 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.59 years. 71% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 74% of students receive it.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,238 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,100 a year. A typical student attending Wayne Community College will pay a net price of $2,948. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 32% are considered full time.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,581 Total Students

A typical student attending CCCTI will pay a net price of $2,590. 69% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,543 Total Students

81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,600 after earning their degree at this institution. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,164 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 58% get financial aid. In their early career, Mitchell Community College grads earn an average salary of $22,000. The full-time teacher rate is 26%.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,378 Total Students

A typical student attending CFCC will pay a net price of $9,277. The full-time teacher rate is 30%. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,520 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 77% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,893.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,186 Total Students

22% of the teachers are full time. 75% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

#10

Pitt Community College

Winterville
25 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,185 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,000 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 37%.

Mechanical Engineering Careers in NC

Some of the careers ME tech majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 11% $0
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 10% $53,480
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 8% $39,390

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Electronics Engineering 670
Electromechanical Engineering 649
Industrial Production Technology 475
Other Engineering Technology 234
Computer Engineering 206
Engineering-Related Fields 200
Architectural Engineering 181
General Engineering Technology 177

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