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2023 Best Metallurgical Engineering Bachelor's Degree Schools in the Plains States Region

2 Colleges in the Plains States Region
38 Bachelor's Degrees
Metallurgical Engineeringbachelor's programs are on the lower end of the spectrum in terms of popularity. In fact, the major degree program ranks #277 out of the 363 majors we look at each year. As such, your educational options may be more limited than if you were in a more popular field.

In 2023, College Factual analyzed 2 schools in order to identify the top ones for its Best Metallurgical Engineering Bachelor's Degree Schools in the Plains States Region ranking. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 38 bachelor's degrees in metallurgical engineering during the 2020-2021 academic year.

What's on this page: * Our Methodology

Average Earnings

To determine the overall quality of a graduate school, one factor we look at is the average early-career salary of those receiving their bachelor's degree from the school. This is because one of the main reasons people pursue their bachelor's degree is to enable themselves to find better-paying positions.

Other Factors We Consider

The metrics below are just some of the other metrics that we use to determine our rankings.

  • Major Focus - How many resources a school devotes to metallurgical engineering students as compared to other majors.
  • Major Demand - The number of metallurgical engineering students who choose to seek a bachelor's degree at the school.
  • Educational Resources - How many resources are allocated to students. These resources may include educational expenditures per student, number of students per instructor, and graduation rate among other things.
  • Student Debt - How much debt metallurgical engineering students go into to obtain their bachelor's degree and how well they are able to pay back that debt.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized metallurgical engineering related body.

Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for metallurgical engineering students working on their bachelor's degree.

One Size Does Not Fit All

Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Metallurgical Engineering Bachelor's Degree Schools in the Plains States Region ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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Best Schools for Bachelor’s Students to Study Metallurgical Engineering in the Plains States Region

The following list ranks the best colleges and universities for pursuing a bachelor's degree in metallurgical engineering.

Top Plains States Region Schools for a Bachelor's in Metallurgical Engineering

20 Annual Graduates
$22,540 Median Student Debt

Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of the best schools in the United States for getting a bachelor's degree in metallurgical engineering. Located in the remote town of Rolla, Missouri University of Science and Technology is a public university with a moderately-sized student population.

Students who graduate with their bachelor's from the metallurgical engineering program report average early career income of $72,706.

More information about a bachelor’s in metallurgical engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology

18 Annual Graduates

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is a great decision for students interested in a bachelor's degree in metallurgical engineering. Located in the small city of Rapid City, SD Mines is a public school with a small student population.More information about a bachelor’s in metallurgical engineering from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Best Metallurgical Engineering Colleges by State

Explore the best metallurgical engineering schools for a specific state in the Plains States Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Missouri 228 20
South Dakota 148 18

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Metallurgical Engineering is one of 40 different types of Engineering programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 2,609
Civil Engineering 969
Electrical Engineering 894
Computer Engineering 848
Chemical Engineering 740
Industrial Engineering 480
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 466
Biomedical Engineering 401
Agricultural Engineering 152
Architectural Engineering 145

Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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