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General Engineering Schools in Texas

787 students earned Engineering degrees in Texas in the 2018-2019 year.

A General Engineering major is the 96th most popular major in this 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’s Degree 434
Master’s Degree 160
Bachelor’s Degree 118
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 43
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 17
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 17
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 11
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 11
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 11
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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

General Engineering Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.6%
  • Black or African American: 5.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 32.5%
  • White: 30.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 23.1%
  • Other Races: 3.7%
General Engineering Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Texas

There are 27,520 people in the state and 367,850 people in the nation working in engineering jobs.

General Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Texas

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

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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
32% Graduation Rate
15,460 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.84 years to graduate. The 6.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

95 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
33,054 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it. In their early career, South Texas College grads earn an average salary of $23,600. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
41,056 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,647. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,000 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 34% are considered full time.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
68,726 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,944. The 2.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. 87% of the teachers are full time.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
11,024 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. 80% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.70%.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
32,452 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 31%. Graduates earn an average $30,500 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

#7

San Antonio College

San Antonio
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,499 Total Students

24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 44% are considered full time.

#8

Northwest Vista College

San Antonio
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,010 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 29 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,359.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
8,940 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. 83% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
18,033 Total Students

97% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate is 3.60% which is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate.

#10

Texas State University

San Marcos
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
38,187 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,300 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,629.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
50,519 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,380. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 34% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

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

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