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General Engineering Schools in Massachusetts

619 Engineering students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A General Engineering major is the 65th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 315
Associate’s Degree 190
Bachelor’s Degree 106
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 5
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

Gender Distribution

In Massachusetts, a engineering major is more popular with men than with women.

General Engineering Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of engineering majors in Massachusetts is as follows:

  • Asian: 7.3%
  • Black or African American: 3.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.1%
  • White: 27.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 48.6%
  • Other Races: 5.8%
General Engineering Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Massachusetts

In this state, there are 13,160 people employed in jobs related to an engineering degree, compared to 367,850 nationwide.

General Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Massachusetts

A typical salary for a engineering grad in the state is $135,140, compared to a typical salary of $113,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 22 colleges in Massachusetts that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

318 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
21,627 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.00%. This private school has an average net price of $31,855.

#2

Olin College

Needham
42 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
390 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1. It takes the average student 4.12 years to graduate. This private school has an average net price of $21,370.

#3

Smith College

Northampton
39 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
2,903 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 74% of students receive it. 79% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,522 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 67% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,300 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $7,243.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,263 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 25%. This public school has an average net price of $7,915. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,206 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,000 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. 81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,214 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $27,000 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,910. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,921 Total Students

40% of the teachers are full time. 85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, STCC grads earn an average salary of $26,800.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
4,516 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. In their early career, WIT grads earn an average salary of $53,300.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,696 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 45%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,181.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,763 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 73% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

General Engineering Careers in MA

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Engineering Professors 18% $130,020
Architectural and Engineering Managers 5% $149,740
Engineers 4% $106,680

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Mechanical Engineering 2,185
Electrical Engineering 1,243
Computer Engineering 941
Civil Engineering 746
Chemical Engineering 702
Biomedical Engineering 662
Systems Engineering 378
Other Engineering 355

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