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General Engineering Schools in Washington

In 2019-2020, 38 students earned their Engineering degrees in WA.

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 37
Master’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.3%
  • Black or African American: 2.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.6%
  • White: 65.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.9%
  • Other Races: 15.8%

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Washington

8,250 people in the state and 367,850 in the nation are employed in jobs related to engineering.


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.


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


Walla Walla University

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42 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
1,737 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 100% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.63 years to complete their degree at Walla Walla U.

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25 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
3,601 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.25 years. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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15 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
7,295 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. The average student takes 4.12 years to complete their degree at Gonzaga. The 1.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

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3 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
31,159 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,600 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,358. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

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Whitman College

Walla Walla
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
1,360 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 75% are considered full time. 8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.12 years.

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
48,149 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $13,297. 56% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,900 a year.

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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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