Engineering Program at West Virginia University (WVU)

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Engineering Program

The engineering program at West Virginia University prepares students for careers in biomedical engineering, civil and environmental engineering, chemical engineering, electrical and computer engineering, geological and mining engineering and sciences, materials science and engineering, mechanical engineering, and more. The program focuses on mathematical and scientific principles to solve a wide variety of practical problems in industry, social organization, public works, and commerce. Program courses include: engineering physics and analysis, dynamics, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, design, materials engineering, and mechatronics. Get more details below including other West Virginia colleges that offer engineering program.

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Students Enrolled in the Engineering Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. West Virginia University has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Master's Degree2
Doctorate Degree40

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male37
Female5

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian2
Black1
White14
Non Resident Alien25

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Engineering program at West Virginia University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Architectural and Engineering Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, architectural and engineering managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.0% from 2014 to 2024

Energy Engineers

Description

Design, develop, or evaluate energy-related projects or programs to reduce energy costs or improve energy efficiency during the designing, building, or remodeling stages of construction. May specialize in electrical systems; heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems; green buildings; lighting; air quality; or energy procurement.

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses pertaining to the application of physical laws and principles of engineering for the development of machines, materials, instruments, processes, and services. Includes teachers of subjects such as chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, mineral, and petroleum engineering. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Engineering Programs in West Virginia

Engineering programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Potomac State College of West Virginia University

Keyser, WV
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 17 students completed this program

Programs

  • Engineering (A)

Marshall University

Huntington, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 40 students completed this program

Programs

  • Engineering (B,M)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
85.81%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
90%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
20:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
22

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$8,007