Top Mining and Mineral Engineering All Programs - 2021

For all the 340 degrees granted in Mining and Mineral Engineering annually, the majority of them are Bachelors degree. Of the 340 students graduating with degrees in the US, 79% percent identify as men and 21% percent identify as women. Though students at schools all over the US study Mining and Mineral Engineering, Missouri has the most graduates. The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Mining and Mineral Engineering is $70,200.

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Total Students
340
Total Males
270
Total Females
70

Degree Type

  • Total Bachelors degree

    188

  • Total Masters degree

    82

  • Total Postbaccalaureate certificate

    42

  • Total Doctors degree research scholarship

    18

  • Total Award of less than 1 academic year Degree

    10

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

If you’re thinking about majoring in Mining and Mineral Engineering, then you should look at these top colleges, including Missouri University of Science and Technology, the University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus and Colorado School of Mines. Missouri University of Science and Technology is our top ranked institution for a degree in Mining and Mineral Engineering with 78 students graduating with this major annually . Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Mining and Mineral Engineering Majors

For Mining and Mineral Engineering majors, some of the most in demand jobs include Architectural and Engineering Managers, Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary and Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers. Additionally, Mining and Mineral Engineering graduates may find a high salary job, such as Architectural and Engineering Managers or Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary.

Top Paying Careers for Mining and Mineral Engineering

  1. Architectural and Engineering Managers   (Median Wage: $144,830)
  2. Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $101,010)
  3. Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers   (Median Wage: $91,160)
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