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Electrical Engineering Schools in Texas

2,789 EE students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Electrical Engineering is the 27th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Electrical Engineering Majors in Texas

EE majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,634
Master’s Degree 890
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 230
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 230
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 230
Associate’s Degree 29
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 4
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Electrical Engineering Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of EE majors in Texas is as follows:

  • Asian: 12.4%
  • Black or African American: 3.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 18.8%
  • White: 24.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 36.5%
  • Other Races: 3.7%
Electrical Engineering Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Electrical Engineering Grads in Texas

There are 61,970 people in the state and 752,410 people in the nation working in EE jobs.

Electrical Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Electrical Engineering Jobs in Texas

EE grads earn an average of $119,260 in the state and $107,930 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 30 colleges in Texas that offer EE degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

536 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
51,832 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 65% of students get financical aid. The 2.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

388 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
68,679 Total Students

A typical student attending Texas A&M College Station will pay a net price of $18,944. It takes the average student 4.39 years to graduate. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

345 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
28,755 Total Students

The 4.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, UT Dallas grads earn an average salary of $44,000. 80% of the teachers are full time.

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

The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $41,100 a year. 91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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

82% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, UH grads earn an average salary of $43,100. The student loan default rate is 3.10% which is lower than average.

135 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
32,264 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 4.82 years. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,849.

120 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,541 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,796. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

115 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
38,209 Total Students

The average student takes 4.52 years to complete their degree at Texas Tech. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 89% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $17,033.

#9

Rice University

Houston
108 Degrees in Major Awarded
91% Graduation Rate
7,124 Total Students

The 0.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 83%.

105 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
25,151 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. The average student takes 4.82 years to complete their degree at UTEP.

Electrical Engineering Careers in TX

Some of the careers EE majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Electrical Engineers 18% $99,670
Engineering Professors 17% $108,180
Architectural and Engineering Managers 16% $154,240
Electronics Engineers 15% $112,520
Engineers 14% $109,110
Aerospace Engineers 12% $124,200

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Mechanical Engineering 4,080
Civil Engineering 1,787
Computer Engineering 1,045
Industrial Engineering 1,025
Chemical Engineering 943
Petroleum Engineering 812
Biomedical Engineering 792
General Engineering 787

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