Top Mechanical Engineering Bachelors degree Programs - 2021

Of the 37,110 Mechanical Engineering degrees granted each year at the Bachelors degree level, 15% percent are awarded to women and the other 85% percent are men. Did you know that California has more students being awarded a degree in Mechanical Engineering than any other state in the US? In fact, California awarded 3,740 degrees last year! The average annual income for an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering is $63,500.

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37,110
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31,364
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5,746

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    37,110

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See where Mechanical Engineering is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Mechanical Engineering degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Mechanical Engineering

Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and United States Naval Academy are three schools popular for Mechanical Engineering programs. In fact, around 79 Stanford University students are pursuing a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering. Take a look at the college options in the table below.

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Careers for Mechanical Engineering Majors

The highest paying career for Mechanical Engineering majors is Architectural and Engineering Managers. But, something else to think about is how many job openings there currently is. A position that is in high need that a degree in Mechanical Engineering can prepare you for is Mechanical Engineers.

Top Paying Careers for Mechanical Engineering

Most in Demand Careers for Mechanical Engineering

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