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Graduate Certificate in General Engineering

106 Yearly Graduations
23% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A graduate certificate in engineering is offered at 13 colleges in the United States. This degree is more popular with male students, and about 20% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 30.2% of engineering graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Engineering Majors

In 2017-2018, 106 graduate certificate were awarded to engineering majors. This earns it the #99 spot on the list of the most popular graduate 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 4,807
Bachelor’s Degree 2,756
Master’s Degree 2,732
Doctor’s Degree 443
Undergraduate Certificate 242
Basic Certificate 159
Graduate Certificate 106

Earnings of Engineering Majors With Graduate Certificate

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

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 graduate certificate in engineering. About 77.4% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 82
Women 24
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificate in Engineering

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 7
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 49
International Students 32
Other Races/Ethnicities 5
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Engineering Graduate Certificate Students

There are 13 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in engineering. Learn more about the most popular 13 below:

#1

University of Maryland - College Park

College Park, Maryland
51 Yearly Graduations
22% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for engineering students seekinga graduate certificate is University of Maryland - College Park. Roughly 40,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,651 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,906 per year.

For the 2017-2018 academic year, 51 graduate certificate were handed out to engineering majors at UMCP. Around 31% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 22% were women.

#2

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
17 Yearly Graduations
6% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Wisconsin - Madison is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in engineering. Roughly 42,900 attend the school each year. 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.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 17 people received their graduate certificate in engineering from Wisconsin. About 6% of this group were women, and 18% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

Villanova University

Villanova, Pennsylvania
13 Yearly Graduations
31% Women

The 3rd most popular school in the country for engineering majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Villanova University. Roughly 10,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $52,578 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,905 per year.

For the 2017-2018 academic year, 13 graduate certificate were handed out to engineering majors at Villanova.

#4

University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa
8 Yearly Graduations
25% Women

The 4th most popular school in the country for engineering majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Iowa. Each year, around 32,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,770 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,785 per year.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 8 people received their graduate certificate in engineering from Iowa.

#5

University of Massachusetts - Lowell

Lowell, Massachusetts
4 Yearly Graduations

University of Massachusetts - Lowell comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in engineering. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,710 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,590 per year.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 4 people received their graduate certificate in engineering from UMass Lowell.

4 Yearly Graduations
25% Women

Minnesota State University - Mankato comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in engineering. Roughly 14,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,179 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,404 per year.

The engineering program at Minnesota State University - Mankato awarded 4 graduate certificate during the 2017-2018 school year.

#5

University of Wisconsin - Platteville

Platteville, Wisconsin
4 Yearly Graduations
25% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Wisconsin - Platteville comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in engineering. Each year, around 8,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,418 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,640 per year.

For the 2017-2018 academic year, 4 graduate certificate were handed out to engineering majors at UW - Platteville. Of these students, 25% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

3 Yearly Graduations
67% Women

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in engineering. Roughly 2,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,500 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,870 per year.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 3 people received their graduate certificate in engineering from SD Mines.

1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 9th most popular school in the country for engineering majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is The University of Texas at Austin. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,610 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,742 per year.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in engineering from UT Austin.

#9

George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

George Mason University comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in engineering. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,060 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,736 per year.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in engineering from GMU.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to engineering that offer graduate certificate.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Systems Engineering 511
Other Engineering 239
Mechanical Engineering 178
Industrial Engineering 166
Electrical Engineering 152

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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