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Total Students
107,948
Total Males
85,374 (79%)

Total Females
22,574 (21%)
 

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All Engineering Bachelors degree Programs::

Major Students Females Males
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 3,877 (3.6%) 551 (14.2%) 3,326 (85.8%)
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 3,877 (3.6%) 551 (14.2%) 3,326 (85.8%)
Agricultural Engineering 1,109 (1%) 376 (33.9%) 733 (66.1%)
Agricultural Engineering 1,109 (1%) 376 (33.9%) 733 (66.1%)
Architectural Engineering 659 (.6%) 212 (32.2%) 447 (67.8%)
Architectural Engineering 659 (.6%) 212 (32.2%) 447 (67.8%)
Biochemical Engineering 79 (.1%) 33 (41.8%) 46 (58.2%)
Biochemical Engineering 79 (.1%) 33 (41.8%) 46 (58.2%)
Biological/Biosystems Engineering 284 (.3%) 109 (38.4%) 175 (61.6%)
Biological/Biosystems Engineering 284 (.3%) 109 (38.4%) 175 (61.6%)
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 6,531 (6.1%) 2,737 (41.9%) 3,794 (58.1%)
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 6,531 (6.1%) 2,737 (41.9%) 3,794 (58.1%)
Ceramic Sciences and Engineering 84 (.1%) 24 (28.6%) 60 (71.4%)
Ceramic Sciences and Engineering 84 (.1%) 24 (28.6%) 60 (71.4%)
Chemical Engineering 10,032 (9.3%) 3,313 (33%) 6,719 (67%)
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 159 (.1%) 63 (39.6%) 96 (60.4%)
Chemical Engineering 9,867 (9.1%) 3,249 (32.9%) 6,618 (67.1%)
Chemical Engineering, Other 6 (%) 1 (16.7%) 5 (83.3%)
Civil Engineering 13,397 (12.4%) 3,221 (24%) 10,176 (76%)
Civil Engineering, General 13,152 (12.2%) 3,163 (24%) 9,989 (76%)
Civil Engineering, Other 21 (%) 5 (23.8%) 16 (76.2%)
Structural Engineering 207 (.2%) 50 (24.2%) 157 (75.8%)
Transportation and Highway Engineering 4 (%) 0 4 (100%)
Water Resources Engineering 13 (%) 3 (23.1%) 10 (76.9%)
Computer Engineering 7,392 (6.8%) 868 (11.7%) 6,524 (88.3%)
Computer Engineering, General 6,490 (6%) 771 (11.9%) 5,719 (88.1%)
Computer Engineering, Other 57 (.1%) 4 (7%) 53 (93%)
Computer Software Engineering 845 (.8%) 93 (11%) 752 (89%)
Construction Engineering 468 (.4%) 71 (15.2%) 397 (84.8%)
Construction Engineering 468 (.4%) 71 (15.2%) 397 (84.8%)
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 15,978 (14.8%) 2,054 (12.9%) 13,924 (87.1%)
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 15,835 (14.7%) 2,031 (12.8%) 13,804 (87.2%)
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Other 98 (.1%) 12 (12.2%) 86 (87.8%)
Laser and Optical Engineering 37 (%) 8 (21.6%) 29 (78.4%)
Telecommunications Engineering 8 (%) 3 (37.5%) 5 (62.5%)
Electromechanical Engineering 28 (%) 2 (7.1%) 26 (92.9%)
Electromechanical Engineering 28 (%) 2 (7.1%) 26 (92.9%)
Engineering Chemistry 1 (%) 0 1 (100%)
Engineering Chemistry 1 (%) 0 1 (100%)
Engineering Mechanics 84 (.1%) 12 (14.3%) 72 (85.7%)
Engineering Mechanics 84 (.1%) 12 (14.3%) 72 (85.7%)
Engineering Physics 587 (.5%) 92 (15.7%) 495 (84.3%)
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics 587 (.5%) 92 (15.7%) 495 (84.3%)
Engineering Science 499 (.5%) 178 (35.7%) 321 (64.3%)
Engineering Science 499 (.5%) 178 (35.7%) 321 (64.3%)
Engineering, General 2,302 (2.1%) 480 (20.9%) 1,822 (79.1%)
Engineering, General 2,281 (2.1%) 473 (20.7%) 1,808 (79.3%)
Pre-Engineering 21 (%) 7 (33.3%) 14 (66.7%)
Engineering, Other 923 (.9%) 209 (22.6%) 714 (77.4%)
Engineering, Other 923 (.9%) 209 (22.6%) 714 (77.4%)
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 1,453 (1.3%) 659 (45.4%) 794 (54.6%)
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 1,453 (1.3%) 659 (45.4%) 794 (54.6%)
Forest Engineering 28 (%) 6 (21.4%) 22 (78.6%)
Forest Engineering 28 (%) 6 (21.4%) 22 (78.6%)
Geological/Geophysical Engineering 271 (.3%) 95 (35.1%) 176 (64.9%)
Geological/Geophysical Engineering 271 (.3%) 95 (35.1%) 176 (64.9%)
Industrial Engineering 5,042 (4.7%) 1,621 (32.1%) 3,421 (67.9%)
Industrial Engineering 5,042 (4.7%) 1,621 (32.1%) 3,421 (67.9%)
Manufacturing Engineering 429 (.4%) 52 (12.1%) 377 (87.9%)
Manufacturing Engineering 429 (.4%) 52 (12.1%) 377 (87.9%)
Materials Engineering 1,437 (1.3%) 401 (27.9%) 1,036 (72.1%)
Materials Engineering 1,437 (1.3%) 401 (27.9%) 1,036 (72.1%)
Mechanical Engineering 29,539 (27.4%) 3,993 (13.5%) 25,546 (86.5%)
Mechanical Engineering 29,539 (27.4%) 3,993 (13.5%) 25,546 (86.5%)
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering 99 (.1%) 15 (15.2%) 84 (84.8%)
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering 99 (.1%) 15 (15.2%) 84 (84.8%)
Metallurgical Engineering 168 (.2%) 40 (23.8%) 128 (76.2%)
Metallurgical Engineering 168 (.2%) 40 (23.8%) 128 (76.2%)
Mining and Mineral Engineering 336 (.3%) 48 (14.3%) 288 (85.7%)
Mining and Mineral Engineering 336 (.3%) 48 (14.3%) 288 (85.7%)
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 412 (.4%) 38 (9.2%) 374 (90.8%)
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 412 (.4%) 38 (9.2%) 374 (90.8%)
Nuclear Engineering 508 (.5%) 85 (16.7%) 423 (83.3%)
Nuclear Engineering 508 (.5%) 85 (16.7%) 423 (83.3%)
Ocean Engineering 190 (.2%) 46 (24.2%) 144 (75.8%)
Ocean Engineering 190 (.2%) 46 (24.2%) 144 (75.8%)
Operations Research 397 (.4%) 159 (40.1%) 238 (59.9%)
Operations Research 397 (.4%) 159 (40.1%) 238 (59.9%)
Paper Science and Engineering 10 (%) 4 (40%) 6 (60%)
Paper Science and Engineering 10 (%) 4 (40%) 6 (60%)
Petroleum Engineering 1,984 (1.8%) 317 (16%) 1,667 (84%)
Petroleum Engineering 1,984 (1.8%) 317 (16%) 1,667 (84%)
Polymer/Plastics Engineering 109 (.1%) 30 (27.5%) 79 (72.5%)
Polymer/Plastics Engineering 109 (.1%) 30 (27.5%) 79 (72.5%)
Surveying Engineering 30 (%) 4 (13.3%) 26 (86.7%)
Surveying Engineering 30 (%) 4 (13.3%) 26 (86.7%)
Systems Engineering 921 (.9%) 210 (22.8%) 711 (77.2%)
Systems Engineering 921 (.9%) 210 (22.8%) 711 (77.2%)
Textile Sciences and Engineering 271 (.3%) 209 (77.1%) 62 (22.9%)
Textile Sciences and Engineering 271 (.3%) 209 (77.1%) 62 (22.9%)
All majors information based on most-recent available data from the 2016 enrollment cycle