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General Engineering Schools in South Dakota

17 Engineering students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

In this state, General Engineering is the 108th most popular major out of a total 206 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in South Dakota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 7
Master’s Degree 6
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Associate Degree 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of engineering majors in South Dakota is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.9%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 41.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 41.2%
  • Other Races: 11.8%

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in South Dakota

310 people in the state and 367,850 in the nation are employed in jobs related to engineering.


Wages for General Engineering Jobs in South Dakota

In this state, engineering grads earn an average of $87,010. Nationwide, they make an average of $113,680.


There are 4 colleges in South Dakota that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:


Augustana University

Sioux Falls
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
2,019 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $44,200 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 1.70% which is lower than average. 73% of the teachers are full time.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,405 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $43,507 after earning their degree at this institution. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.40 years to graduate.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
6% Graduation Rate
1,251 Total Students

In their early career, Oglala Lakota College grads earn an average salary of $16,588. It takes the average student 5.50 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
2,475 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 89% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.83 years.

General Engineering Careers in SD

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title SD Job Growth SD Median Salary
Engineering Professors 25% $86,400
Architectural and Engineering Managers 9% $122,090

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

Major Annual Graduates in SD
Mechanical Engineering 144
Civil Engineering 110
Electrical Engineering 75
Industrial Engineering 56
Chemical Engineering 42
Mining Engineering 28
Geoscience Engineering 25
Metallurgical Engineering 18

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