Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician

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#1

#1 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician in the U.S.

Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico
Hato Rey, PR

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

31

SAT Score

920–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$16,043

Median Starting Salary

$51,370

#2

#2 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician in the U.S.

Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

27

SAT Score

1,290–1,460

Est. Net Price *

$39,600

Median Starting Salary

$58,559

#3

#3 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician in the U.S.

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Carbondale, IL

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

31

SAT Score

930–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$16,990

Median Starting Salary

$57,242

#4

#4 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician in the U.S.

Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL

Acceptance Rate

61%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,250–1,420

Est. Net Price *

$28,702

Median Starting Salary

$52,207

#5

#5 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician in the U.S.

Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,000–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$20,030

Median Starting Salary

$59,337

#6

#6 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician in the U.S.

Minnesota State University-Mankato
Mankato, MN

Acceptance Rate

71%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

970–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$16,809

Median Starting Salary

$62,726

#7

#7 Best College for Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician in the U.S.

Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

910–1,120

Est. Net Price *

$11,213

Median Starting Salary

$59,042

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About Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician

Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician programs prepare individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to the identification and resolution of production problems in the manufacture of products. Includes instruction in machine operations, production line operations, engineering analysis, systems analysis, instrumentation, physical controls, automation, computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), manufacturing planning, quality control, and informational infrastructure.

Of the 106 Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician degrees granted each year at the Masters degree level, men make up 74% percent and women make up 26% percent of the field of study. Did you know that Illinois has more students being awarded a degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician than any other state? In fact, Illinois awarded 42 degrees last year! The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician is $56,989.

Popularity of Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician Degrees in the U.S.
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Student Demographics

Total Students
106
Female Students
28 (26%)
Male Students
78 (73%)

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