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General Engineering Schools in Tennessee

In 2019-2020, 161 students earned their Engineering degrees in TN.

In terms of popularity, General Engineering is the 98th most popular major in the state out of a total 271 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in Tennessee

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 51
Associate Degree 45
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 37
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 37
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 37
Master’s Degree 28

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.6%
  • Black or African American: 1.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.1%
  • White: 64.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 21.7%
  • Other Races: 4.3%
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Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Tennessee

In this state, there are 8,160 people employed in jobs related to an engineering degree, compared to 367,850 nationwide.

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Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Tennessee

In this state, engineering grads earn an average of $107,480. Nationwide, they make an average of $113,680.

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There are 10 colleges in Tennessee that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,452 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 43% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,742. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
11,728 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $12,952. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
7,117 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.60%.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
10,177 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.80%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
7,615 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $12,443. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
22,205 Total Students

68% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending UofM will pay a net price of $13,248. In their early career, UofM grads earn an average salary of $31,700.

#7

Maryville College

Maryville
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
1,072 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. It takes the average student 4.21 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
2,188 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $16,703. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
2,730 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. 99% of the teachers are full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
1,412 Total Students

94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private institution charges an average net price of $16,409. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

General Engineering Careers in TN

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Architectural and Engineering Managers 18% $119,370
Engineers 17% $74,890
Engineering Professors 15% $95,290

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Mechanical Engineering 630
Civil Engineering 315
Electrical Engineering 306
Chemical Engineering 255
Biomedical Engineering 162
Computer Engineering 100
Industrial Engineering 90
Robotics Engineering 79

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