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Mechanical Engineering Schools in Texas

In 2018-2019, 4,080 students earned their ME degrees in TX.

As a degree choice, Mechanical Engineering is the 21st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Mechanical Engineering Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 3,197
Master’s Degree 575
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 155
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 155
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 155
Associate’s Degree 93
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 55
Post-Master’s Certificate 55
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 5

Gender Distribution

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

Mechanical Engineering Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.8%
  • Black or African American: 4.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 26.9%
  • White: 37.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 18.1%
  • Other Races: 4.0%
Mechanical Engineering Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Mechanical Engineering Grads in Texas

61,640 people in the state and 804,820 in the nation are employed in jobs related to ME.

Mechanical Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Mechanical Engineering Jobs in Texas

A typical salary for a ME grad in the state is $122,570, compared to a typical salary of $113,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 30 colleges in Texas that offer ME degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

517 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
68,679 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.10%. The full-time teacher rate is 87%. This public school has an average net price of $18,944.

383 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
38,209 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 78% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.00%.

369 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
51,832 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,505. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

332 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
47,899 Total Students

57% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.80%. This public school has an average net price of $12,410.

295 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
46,324 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $43,100 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.10%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

261 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
25,151 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 88% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $9,032.

255 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
28,755 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,336. The average student takes 4.30 years to complete their degree at UT Dallas.

218 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
32,264 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.82 years. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,849.

210 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
10,206 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $39,400 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $14,193. 82% of students get financical aid.

164 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
38,241 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $13,609. The full-time teacher rate is 75%.

Mechanical Engineering Careers in TX

Some of the careers ME majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Cost Estimators 19% $69,330
Mechanical Engineers 19% $94,580
Engineering Professors 17% $108,180
Architectural and Engineering Managers 16% $154,240
Aerospace Engineers 12% $124,200

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
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
General Engineering 787

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