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Basic Certificates in General Engineering

323 Yearly Graduations
24% Women
51% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 25 schools in the United States where you can get your basic certificate in engineering. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 51% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 4.0% of engineering graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Engineering Majors

In 2018-2019, 323 basic certificates were awarded to engineering majors. This earns it the #112 spot on the list of the most popular basic certificate programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in engineering at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 4,685
Master’s Degree 2,939
Bachelor’s Degree 2,900
Doctor’s Degree 430
Undergraduate Certificate 382
Basic Certificate 323
Graduate Certificate 80

Earnings of Engineering Majors With Basic Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for engineering majors with their basic certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue basic certificates in engineering. About 76.2% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 246
Women 77
Gender Diversity of Basic Certificates in Engineering

The racial-ethnic distribution of engineering basic certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 36
Black or African American 13
Hispanic or Latino 107
White 131
International Students 13
Other Races/Ethnicities 23
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Engineering Basic Certificate Students

There are 25 colleges that offer a basic certificate in engineering. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Santa Ana College

Santa Ana, California
77 Yearly Graduations
23% Women
92% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for engineering students seekinga basic certificate is Santa Ana College. Roughly 27,000 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 77 people received their basic certificate in engineering from SAC. Of these students, 23% were women and 92% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

Texas A&M University - College Station

College Station, Texas
43 Yearly Graduations
53% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Texas A&M University - College Station is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in engineering. Each year, around 68,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,941 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,677 per year.

The engineering program at Texas A&M University - College Station awarded 43 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 53% were women and 40% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

32 Yearly Graduations
22% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in engineering. Roughly 32,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $18,628 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,530 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 32 people received their basic certificate in engineering from Pitt. Of these students, 22% were women and 19% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, Indiana
31 Yearly Graduations
13% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for engineering majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Ivy Tech Community College. Each year, around 72,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 31 basic certificates were handed out to engineering majors at Ivy Tech Community College. About 13% of this group were women, and 32% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Trident Technical College

Charleston, South Carolina
24 Yearly Graduations
17% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Trident Technical College is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in engineering. Roughly 12,300 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 people received their basic certificate in engineering from Trident Technical College. Of these students, 17% were women and 38% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

Ohlone College

Fremont, California
21 Yearly Graduations
19% Women
62% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ohlone College comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in engineering. Roughly 8,900 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 21 basic certificates were handed out to engineering majors at Ohlone College. Of these students, 19% were women and 62% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#7

Tulsa Technology Center

Tulsa, Oklahoma
16 Yearly Graduations
12% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Tulsa Technology Center comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in engineering. Roughly 4,100 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 16 basic certificates were handed out to engineering majors at Tulsa Tech. Of these students, 12% were women and 25% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

East Los Angeles College

Monterey Park, California
14 Yearly Graduations

The 8th most popular school in the country for engineering majors who are seeking their basic certificate is East Los Angeles College. The engineering program at East Los Angeles College awarded 14 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#9

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
10 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Wisconsin - Madison comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in engineering. Each year, around 44,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,273 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,728 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 basic certificates were handed out to engineering majors at UW - Madison. Of these students, 60% were women and 10% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

Contra Costa College

San Pablo, California
10 Yearly Graduations
10% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Contra Costa College comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in engineering. Roughly 7,100 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 basic certificates were handed out to engineering majors at CCC. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 10% were women.

#11

Pennsylvania State University - Altoona

Altoona, Pennsylvania
9 Yearly Graduations

Pennsylvania State University - Altoona is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in engineering. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,214 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,792 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 basic certificates were handed out to engineering majors at Penn State Altoona.

7 Yearly Graduations
29% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Virginia Western Community College comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in engineering. Each year, around 6,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 people received their basic certificate in engineering from Virginia Western Community College. About 29% of this group were women, and 14% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#13

Canada College

Redwood City, California
6 Yearly Graduations
17% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Canada College comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in engineering. Each year, around 5,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 basic certificates were handed out to engineering majors at Canada College. About 17% of this group were women, and 67% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#13

Clovis Community College

Fresno, California
6 Yearly Graduations

The 13th most popular school in the country for engineering majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Clovis Community College. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 basic certificates were handed out to engineering majors at Clovis Community College.

#15

University of Massachusetts - Lowell

Lowell, Massachusetts
5 Yearly Graduations
40% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Massachusetts - Lowell is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in engineering. Each year, around 18,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,078 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,590 per year.

The engineering program at University of Massachusetts - Lowell awarded 5 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 40% were women and 40% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

Chabot College

Hayward, California
4 Yearly Graduations
25% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Chabot College is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in engineering. Each year, around 13,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 people received their basic certificate in engineering from Chabot College. Of these students, 25% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#17

Irvine Valley College

Irvine, California
3 Yearly Graduations
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 17th most popular school in the country for engineering majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Irvine Valley College. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their basic certificate in engineering from Irvine Valley College.

#18

Pennsylvania State University - University Park

University Park, Pennsylvania
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Pennsylvania State University - University Park comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in engineering. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $17,416 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,960 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 basic certificates were handed out to engineering majors at Penn State University Park.

#18

Aiken Technical College

Graniteville, South Carolina
2 Yearly Graduations

Aiken Technical College comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in engineering. The engineering program at Aiken Technical College awarded 2 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#20

Southwest Virginia Community College

Richlands, Virginia
1 Yearly Graduations

Southwest Virginia Community College comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in engineering. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 basic certificates were handed out to engineering majors at Southwest Virginia.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to engineering that offer basic certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Electrical Engineering 183
Industrial Engineering 180
Robotics Engineering 115
Materials Engineering 66
Computer Engineering 60

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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