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General Engineering Schools in Mississippi

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

A General Engineering major is the 49th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in Mississippi

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 146
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 26
Bachelor’s Degree 22
Master’s Degree 19

Gender Distribution

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

General Engineering Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.8%
  • Black or African American: 18.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.1%
  • White: 58.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 11.7%
  • Other Races: 1.4%
General Engineering Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Mississippi

There are 1,590 people in the state and 367,850 people in the nation working in engineering jobs.

General Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Mississippi

In this state, engineering grads earn an average of $102,730. Nationwide, they make an average of $113,680.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,950 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,677. 66% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

#2

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
21,974 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,400 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.60%. 86% of the teachers are full time.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,000 Total Students

44% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,489.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,094 Total Students

A typical student attending Copiah-Lincoln Community College will pay a net price of $3,666. 100% of the teachers are full time. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,930 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,465.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
22,456 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 7.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $35,100 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,857.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
7,250 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 70% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.60 years to complete their degree at Jackson State. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,492.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,512 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,500 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,373 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $19,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 63% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,678 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,600 a year. 100% of the teachers are full time. 91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,836 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,538.

General Engineering Careers in MS

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Engineering Professors 17% $96,880
Architectural and Engineering Managers 8% $120,580
Engineers 5% $84,760

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Mechanical Engineering 267
Civil Engineering 206
Chemical Engineering 142
Electrical Engineering 126
Biomedical Engineering 81
Aeronautical Engineering 78
Industrial Engineering 63
Computer Engineering 59

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