Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, average salaries, and more. In addition, we cover how University of Virginia ranks in comparison to other schools with ME programs.
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The bachelor's program at University of Virginia was ranked #55 on College Factual's Best Schools for ME list. It is also ranked #2 in Virginia.
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During the 2020-2021 academic year, University of Virginia - Main Campus handed out 64 bachelor's degrees in mechanical engineering. Due to this, the school was ranked #221 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 32% over the previous year when 94 degrees were handed out.
ME majors who earn their bachelor's degree from University of Virginia go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $66,820 a year. This is higher than $65,190, which is the national median for all ME bachelor's degree recipients.
While getting their bachelor's degree at University of Virginia, ME students borrow a median amount of $23,567 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all ME bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $25,000.
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the ME majors at University of Virginia - Main Campus.
Of the 64 ME students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from University of Virginia, about 70% were men and 30% were women.
The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at University of Virginia are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 73% of students fell into this category.
The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Virginia - Main Campus with a bachelor's in ME.
|Ethnic Background||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
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