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General Engineering Schools in North Carolina

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

As a degree choice, General Engineering is the 54th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 323
Bachelor’s Degree 232
Master’s Degree 23

Gender Distribution

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

General Engineering Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of engineering majors in North Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 5.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.5%
  • White: 69.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.2%
  • Other Races: 5.4%
General Engineering Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in North Carolina

In this state, there are 7,000 people employed in jobs related to an engineering degree, compared to 367,850 nationwide.

General Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for General Engineering Jobs in North Carolina

A typical salary for a engineering grad in the state is $89,850, compared to a typical salary of $113,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 41 colleges in North Carolina that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

135 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,872 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,429. 45% of the teachers are full time. 54% of students get financical aid.

135 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
28,718 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.60% which is lower than average. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.52 years.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
35,479 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,404. The student loan default rate is 2.80% which is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $41,200 after graduation.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
3,762 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 71% of the teachers are full time. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,639 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 6.00% which is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,607.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,824 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $22,800 after graduation. 65% of students get financical aid. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,047 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $6,202. 31% of the teachers are full time. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,892 Total Students

24% of the teachers are full time. 68% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,300 a year.

#9

Nash Community College

Rocky Mount
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,055 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 26%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,190 Total Students

A typical student attending Central Carolina Community College will pay a net price of $4,904. 75% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 30%.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,434 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $6,921. The full-time teacher rate is 26%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,600 a year.

General Engineering Careers in NC

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Engineering Professors 14% $82,540
Engineers 13% $85,110
Architectural and Engineering Managers 10% $132,780

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Mechanical Engineering 811
Electrical Engineering 668
Computer Engineering 506
Biomedical Engineering 489
Civil Engineering 442
Textile Engineering 352
Chemical Engineering 227
Industrial Engineering 192

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