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Total Students
116,732
Total Males
91,595 (78%)

Total Females
25,137 (22%)
 

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All Engineering Bachelors degree Programs::

Major Students Females Males
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 4,021 (3.4%) 555 (13.8%) 3,466 (86.2%)
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 4,021 (3.4%) 555 (13.8%) 3,466 (86.2%)
Agricultural Engineering 1,063 (.9%) 390 (36.7%) 673 (63.3%)
Agricultural Engineering 1,063 (.9%) 390 (36.7%) 673 (63.3%)
Architectural Engineering 672 (.6%) 215 (32%) 457 (68%)
Architectural Engineering 672 (.6%) 215 (32%) 457 (68%)
Biochemical Engineering 93 (.1%) 41 (44.1%) 52 (55.9%)
Biochemical Engineering 93 (.1%) 41 (44.1%) 52 (55.9%)
Biological/Biosystems Engineering 377 (.3%) 141 (37.4%) 236 (62.6%)
Biological/Biosystems Engineering 377 (.3%) 141 (37.4%) 236 (62.6%)
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 6,926 (5.9%) 3,061 (44.2%) 3,865 (55.8%)
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 6,926 (5.9%) 3,061 (44.2%) 3,865 (55.8%)
Ceramic Sciences and Engineering 82 (.1%) 30 (36.6%) 52 (63.4%)
Ceramic Sciences and Engineering 82 (.1%) 30 (36.6%) 52 (63.4%)
Chemical Engineering 11,021 (9.4%) 3,658 (33.2%) 7,363 (66.8%)
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 156 (.1%) 71 (45.5%) 85 (54.5%)
Chemical Engineering 10,865 (9.3%) 3,587 (33%) 7,278 (67%)
Civil Engineering 13,746 (11.8%) 3,380 (24.6%) 10,366 (75.4%)
Civil Engineering, General 13,490 (11.6%) 3,309 (24.5%) 10,181 (75.5%)
Civil Engineering, Other 11 (%) 2 (18.2%) 9 (81.8%)
Structural Engineering 233 (.2%) 66 (28.3%) 167 (71.7%)
Transportation and Highway Engineering 4 (%) 0 4 (100%)
Water Resources Engineering 8 (%) 3 (37.5%) 5 (62.5%)
Computer Engineering 8,507 (7.3%) 971 (11.4%) 7,536 (88.6%)
Computer Engineering, General 7,356 (6.3%) 827 (11.2%) 6,529 (88.8%)
Computer Engineering, Other 67 (.1%) 8 (11.9%) 59 (88.1%)
Computer Hardware Engineering 24 (%) 6 (25%) 18 (75%)
Computer Software Engineering 1,060 (.9%) 130 (12.3%) 930 (87.7%)
Construction Engineering 442 (.4%) 64 (14.5%) 378 (85.5%)
Construction Engineering 442 (.4%) 64 (14.5%) 378 (85.5%)
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 17,162 (14.7%) 2,330 (13.6%) 14,832 (86.4%)
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 17,012 (14.6%) 2,303 (13.5%) 14,709 (86.5%)
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Other 107 (.1%) 15 (14%) 92 (86%)
Laser and Optical Engineering 41 (%) 12 (29.3%) 29 (70.7%)
Telecommunications Engineering 2 (%) 0 2 (100%)
Electromechanical Engineering 30 (%) 2 (6.7%) 28 (93.3%)
Electromechanical Engineering 30 (%) 2 (6.7%) 28 (93.3%)
Engineering Chemistry 4 (%) 0 4 (100%)
Engineering Chemistry 4 (%) 0 4 (100%)
Engineering Mechanics 155 (.1%) 21 (13.5%) 134 (86.5%)
Engineering Mechanics 155 (.1%) 21 (13.5%) 134 (86.5%)
Engineering Physics 601 (.5%) 92 (15.3%) 509 (84.7%)
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics 601 (.5%) 92 (15.3%) 509 (84.7%)
Engineering Science 511 (.4%) 160 (31.3%) 351 (68.7%)
Engineering Science 511 (.4%) 160 (31.3%) 351 (68.7%)
Engineering, General 2,585 (2.2%) 586 (22.7%) 1,999 (77.3%)
Engineering, General 2,550 (2.2%) 574 (22.5%) 1,976 (77.5%)
Pre-Engineering 35 (%) 12 (34.3%) 23 (65.7%)
Engineering, Other 997 (.9%) 216 (21.7%) 781 (78.3%)
Engineering, Other 997 (.9%) 216 (21.7%) 781 (78.3%)
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 1,538 (1.3%) 780 (50.7%) 758 (49.3%)
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 1,538 (1.3%) 780 (50.7%) 758 (49.3%)
Forest Engineering 36 (%) 11 (30.6%) 25 (69.4%)
Forest Engineering 36 (%) 11 (30.6%) 25 (69.4%)
Geological/Geophysical Engineering 233 (.2%) 84 (36.1%) 149 (63.9%)
Geological/Geophysical Engineering 233 (.2%) 84 (36.1%) 149 (63.9%)
Industrial Engineering 5,366 (4.6%) 1,798 (33.5%) 3,568 (66.5%)
Industrial Engineering 5,366 (4.6%) 1,798 (33.5%) 3,568 (66.5%)
Manufacturing Engineering 510 (.4%) 79 (15.5%) 431 (84.5%)
Manufacturing Engineering 510 (.4%) 79 (15.5%) 431 (84.5%)
Materials Engineering 1,520 (1.3%) 463 (30.5%) 1,057 (69.5%)
Materials Engineering 1,520 (1.3%) 463 (30.5%) 1,057 (69.5%)
Mechanical Engineering 32,633 (28%) 4,656 (14.3%) 27,977 (85.7%)
Mechanical Engineering 32,633 (28%) 4,656 (14.3%) 27,977 (85.7%)
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering 153 (.1%) 21 (13.7%) 132 (86.3%)
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering 153 (.1%) 21 (13.7%) 132 (86.3%)
Metallurgical Engineering 176 (.2%) 42 (23.9%) 134 (76.1%)
Metallurgical Engineering 176 (.2%) 42 (23.9%) 134 (76.1%)
Mining and Mineral Engineering 288 (.2%) 46 (16%) 242 (84%)
Mining and Mineral Engineering 288 (.2%) 46 (16%) 242 (84%)
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 439 (.4%) 59 (13.4%) 380 (86.6%)
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 439 (.4%) 59 (13.4%) 380 (86.6%)
Nuclear Engineering 572 (.5%) 97 (17%) 475 (83%)
Nuclear Engineering 572 (.5%) 97 (17%) 475 (83%)
Ocean Engineering 206 (.2%) 54 (26.2%) 152 (73.8%)
Ocean Engineering 206 (.2%) 54 (26.2%) 152 (73.8%)
Operations Research 452 (.4%) 169 (37.4%) 283 (62.6%)
Operations Research 452 (.4%) 169 (37.4%) 283 (62.6%)
Paper Science and Engineering 16 (%) 1 (6.3%) 15 (93.8%)
Paper Science and Engineering 16 (%) 1 (6.3%) 15 (93.8%)
Petroleum Engineering 2,124 (1.8%) 365 (17.2%) 1,759 (82.8%)
Petroleum Engineering 2,124 (1.8%) 365 (17.2%) 1,759 (82.8%)
Polymer/Plastics Engineering 182 (.2%) 46 (25.3%) 136 (74.7%)
Polymer/Plastics Engineering 182 (.2%) 46 (25.3%) 136 (74.7%)
Surveying Engineering 39 (%) 3 (7.7%) 36 (92.3%)
Surveying Engineering 39 (%) 3 (7.7%) 36 (92.3%)
Systems Engineering 987 (.8%) 252 (25.5%) 735 (74.5%)
Systems Engineering 987 (.8%) 252 (25.5%) 735 (74.5%)
Textile Sciences and Engineering 267 (.2%) 198 (74.2%) 69 (25.8%)
Textile Sciences and Engineering 267 (.2%) 198 (74.2%) 69 (25.8%)
All majors information based on most-recent available data from the 2017 enrollment cycle