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General Engineering Schools in North Carolina

639 Engineering students earned their degrees in the state in 2019-2020.

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 Degree 357
Bachelor’s Degree 261
Master’s Degree 21

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.1%
  • Black or African American: 4.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.7%
  • White: 70.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.0%
  • Other Races: 6.1%
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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.

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Wages for General Engineering Jobs in North Carolina

Engineering grads earn an average of $89,850 in the state and $113,680 nationwide.

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

135 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,760 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,500 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,876.

135 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
28,798 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.44 years. 81% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,844.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
36,042 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.34 years. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,458. The full-time teacher rate is 87%.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
3,363 Total Students

The 5.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. A typical student attending UNCA will pay a net price of $12,061. The average student takes 4.42 years to complete their degree at UNCA.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
12,243 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 71%. 85% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,668 Total Students

In their early career, Central Piedmont Community College grads earn an average salary of $22,800. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 70% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $6,002.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,182 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $25,300 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 27% are considered full time. 69% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,601 Total Students

22% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,300 a year. 71% of students get financical aid.

#9

Nash Community College

Rocky Mount
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,623 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,902. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 27% are considered full time.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,154 Total Students

82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,694. 25% of the teachers are full time.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,672 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 18%.

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

View all majors related to General Engineering

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