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General Engineering Schools in Washington

87 Engineering students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A General Engineering major is the 150th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 84
Master’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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

General Engineering Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.7%
  • Black or African American: 1.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.9%
  • White: 74.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.7%
  • Other Races: 5.7%
General Engineering Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Washington

There are 8,250 people in the state and 367,850 people in the nation working in engineering jobs.

General Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Washington

In this state, engineering grads earn an average of $104,890. Nationwide, they make an average of $113,680.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Washington that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:


Walla Walla University

College Place
42 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
1,854 Total Students

The 4.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $21,798.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,688 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.25 years.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
7,563 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $33,545. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
31,478 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.45 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $15,768. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid.


Whitman College

Walla Walla
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
1,475 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $34,000 after graduation. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Whitman. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,400 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $12,001. 79% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 2.80% which is lower than average.

General Engineering Careers in WA

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Engineering Professors 25% $91,460
Engineers 6% $107,230
Architectural and Engineering Managers 5% $148,400

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Mechanical Engineering 993
Electrical Engineering 857
Civil Engineering 540
Chemical Engineering 204
Biomedical Engineering 164
Materials Engineering 146
Aeronautical Engineering 128
Industrial Engineering 95

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