Structural Engineering

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#1

#1 Best College for Structural Engineering in the U.S.

University of California-San Diego
La Jolla, CA

At the University of California-San Diego, the most popular majors students study are Cognitive Science, Computer Science, and Anatomy. In fact, the University of California-San Diego grants 717 degrees annually to graduating Cognitive Science students.At the University of California-San Diego, the most popular majors students study are Cognitive Science, Computer Science, and Anatomy. In fact, the University of California-San Diego grants 717 degrees annually to graduating Cognitive Science students....view more

Acceptance Rate

24%

Annual Degrees Awarded

110

SAT Score

1,290–1,490

Est. Net Price *

$16,111

Median Starting Salary

$62,058

#2

#2 Best College for Structural Engineering in the U.S.

University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

At the University of Southern California, the most popular majors students study are Business Administration and Management, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, and Computer Science.At the University of Southern California, the most popular majors students study are Business Administration and Management, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, and Computer Science....view more

Acceptance Rate

12%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

1,450–1,550

Est. Net Price *

$36,808

Median Starting Salary

$62,503

#3

#3 Best College for Structural Engineering in the U.S.

University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL

At the University of Central Florida, the three most popular college majors students pursue are Psychology, General, Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General, and Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.At the University of Central Florida, the three most popular college majors students pursue are Psychology, General, Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General, and Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse....view more

Acceptance Rate

41%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,210–1,360

Est. Net Price *

$13,108

Median Starting Salary

$63,670

#4

#4 Best College for Structural Engineering in the U.S.

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg
Middletown, PA

Each year, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg grants about 106 degrees to those majoring in Mechanical Engineering, the school’s most popular major.Each year, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg grants about 106 degrees to those majoring in Mechanical Engineering, the school’s most popular major....view more

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

1,110–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$22,096

Median Starting Salary

$67,746

#5

#5 Best College for Structural Engineering in the U.S.

Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI

Every year, Western Michigan University grants about 191 degrees to those majoring in Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General, which is the school’s most popular major. Other popular majors include Finance, General, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, and Accounting.Every year, Western Michigan University grants about 191 degrees to those majoring in Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General, which is the school’s most popular major. Other popular majors include Finance, General, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, and Accounting....view more

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,000–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$20,030

Median Starting Salary

$68,330

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About Structural Engineering

Structural Engineering programs prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of materials and systems used in building load-bearing structures for various purposes and in different environments, including buildings, roads, rail lines, bridges, dams, conduits, offshore platforms and work stations, and other structural shells; and the analysis of structural problems such as, failure, fabrication, safety, and natural hazards.

California grants the most Bachelors degrees in Structural Engineering of all US states with 127 degrees being awarded last year. Students wanting to major in Structural Engineering can expect approximately 29% percent of their classmates to be women and 71% percent of their classmates to be male. The majority students graduating in this field earn a Bachelors degree. The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Structural Engineering is $58,700.

Popularity of Structural Engineering Degrees in the U.S.
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Careers

Some top careers related to Structural Engineering, include Architectural and Engineering Managers and Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary, both of which are in high demand. Yet there are higher paying jobs, such as Architectural and Engineering Managers. the most in-demand position for Structural Engineering majors is Civil Engineers.

Top Paying Careers

These are the highest paying careers for Structural Engineering majors.

Most In-Demand Careers

These are the careers in highest demand for Structural Engineering majors.

Student Demographics

Total Students
155
Female Students
45 (29%)
Male Students
110 (70%)

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