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General Engineering Schools in Texas

806 students earned Engineering degrees in Texas in the 2019-2020 year.

As a degree choice, General Engineering is the 96th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate Degree 423
Master’s Degree 147
Bachelor’s Degree 131
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 63
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 63
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 63
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 18
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 18
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 18
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 18
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 18
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6
Post-Master’s Certificate 6

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.0%
  • Black or African American: 5.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 35.2%
  • White: 31.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 18.6%
  • Other Races: 3.8%
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Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Texas

27,520 people in the state and 367,850 in the nation are employed in jobs related to engineering.

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Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Texas

Engineering grads earn an average of $123,200 in the state and $113,680 nationwide.

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There are 48 colleges in Texas that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 12 below:

#1

Lamar University

Beaumont
103 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
16,637 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 79%. In their early career, Lamar University grads earn an average salary of $32,200. It takes the average student 4.72 years to graduate.

95 Degrees in Major Awarded
28,233 Total Students

In their early career, South Texas College grads earn an average salary of $23,600. 58% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $1,174.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
39,896 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,000 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 61% get financial aid.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
70,418 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $19,057.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
11,379 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. The student loan default rate is 3.40% which is lower than average. In their early career, TCU grads earn an average salary of $46,900.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
31,110 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,692. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 56% of students receive it.

#7

San Antonio College

San Antonio
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,231 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,882. The full-time teacher rate is 48%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 77% of students receive it.

#8

Northwest Vista College

San Antonio
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,542 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,900 after graduation. 72% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 38% are considered full time.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
9,248 Total Students

A typical student attending PVAMU will pay a net price of $14,582. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.86 years.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
19,297 Total Students

95% of students get financical aid. This private institution charges an average net price of $36,039. 74% of the teachers are full time.

#10

Texas State University

San Marcos
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
37,812 Total Students

22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.56 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 75% are considered full time.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
43,000 Total Students

A typical student attending Tarrant County College will pay a net price of $5,434. 68% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 36% of the teachers are full time.

General Engineering Careers in TX

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Engineering Professors 17% $108,180
Architectural and Engineering Managers 16% $154,240
Engineers 14% $109,110

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Mechanical Engineering 4,080
Electrical Engineering 2,789
Civil Engineering 1,787
Computer Engineering 1,045
Industrial Engineering 1,025
Chemical Engineering 943
Petroleum Engineering 812
Biomedical Engineering 792

View all majors related to General Engineering

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