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Mechanical Engineering Schools in Texas

192 students earned ME Tech degrees in Texas in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Mechanical Engineering is the 162nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Mechanical Engineering Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 174
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 9
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 9
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Mechanical Engineering Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.9%
  • Black or African American: 7.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 29.2%
  • White: 40.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.8%
  • Other Races: 6.2%
Mechanical Engineering Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Mechanical Engineering Grads in Texas

54,740 people in the state and 699,620 in the nation are employed in jobs related to ME tech.

Mechanical Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Mechanical Engineering Jobs in Texas

ME Tech grads earn an average of $66,960 in the state and $58,240 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
46,324 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,161. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $43,100 a year.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
38,241 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $37,600 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $13,609.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,175 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. It takes the average student 4.36 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 7.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
13,109 Total Students

A typical student attending Tarleton will pay a net price of $17,707. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 7.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
11,929 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 71% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 72% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,800 a year.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,245 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $25,700 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
47,899 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $12,410. 57% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $41,100 after graduation.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,768 Total Students

58% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. A typical student attending Wharton County Junior College will pay a net price of $5,285.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,445 Total Students

The 8.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 85%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

#10

Lee College

Baytown
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,773 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 60% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,114.

Mechanical Engineering Careers in TX

Some of the careers ME tech majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 18% $65,570
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 15% $65,980
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 14% $40,570

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Drafting & Design Engineering 1,422
Electromechanical Engineering 1,402
Environmental Control Technology 1,216
Construction Engineering 1,193
Industrial Production Technology 1,010
Electronics Engineering 1,002
Quality Control Technology 428
Computer Engineering 374

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