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Engineering Schools in Alabama

There are ten schools in the state of Alabama offering engineering programs. In 2010, 2,078 students graduated from programs at Alabama engineering schools. 1,418 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 569 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,974 students graduate from engineering programs in Alabama every year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from engineering programs. Of those, one student graduated with engineering certificates, 1,418 with a bachelor's level degree, 569 with a degree at the master's level, and 90 with a doctorate level degree.

Ten engineering schools are in this state. Of these, while six schools are public, four schools are private. While private engineering school tuition varies from $16,750 to $27,890, tuition at a public engineering school varies from $5,748 to $7,900.

Average tuition for engineering programs is $11,649. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $5,748 per year, is at Alabama A & M University, the highest tuition for engineering programs, which is $27,890 every year, is at Birmingham Southern College.

Alabama schools offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in engineering.

Engineering Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,974 students graduate from engineering programs in Alabama every year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from engineering programs. Of those, one student graduated with engineering certificates, 1,418 with a bachelor's level degree, 569 with a degree at the master's level, and 90 with a doctorate level degree.

Engineering Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 2
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 2
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Bachelor 2006: 1197
  • Bachelor 2007: 1171
  • Bachelor 2008: 1248
  • Bachelor 2009: 1309
  • Bachelor 2010: 1418
  • Master 2006: 498
  • Master 2007: 537
  • Master 2008: 524
  • Master 2009: 586
  • Master 2010: 569
  • Doctorate 2006: 111
  • Doctorate 2007: 94
  • Doctorate 2008: 98
  • Doctorate 2009: 101
  • Doctorate 2010: 90

Engineering Program Availability in Alabama

Schools in Alabama offer a total of 111 engineering programs. Of these programs, about 42.3% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Engineering Program Availability in Alabama

  • Certificate: 2
  • Bachelor: 47
  • Master: 35
  • Doctorate: 27

Aerospace Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Aerospace Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 68490
  • 25th Percentile: 91670
  • Median: 111260
  • 75th Percentile: 131010
  • 90th Percentile: 147860

Industrial Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Industrial Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50600
  • 25th Percentile: 58860
  • Median: 72950
  • 75th Percentile: 90680
  • 90th Percentile: 107710

Logistics Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Logistics Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48230
  • 25th Percentile: 62220
  • Median: 80280
  • 75th Percentile: 95150
  • 90th Percentile: 108120

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44510
  • 25th Percentile: 51150
  • Median: 64690
  • 75th Percentile: 87170
  • 90th Percentile: 98900

Materials Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Materials Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49430
  • 25th Percentile: 64220
  • Median: 86850
  • 75th Percentile: 108100
  • 90th Percentile: 124450

Electrical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Electrical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54860
  • 25th Percentile: 67140
  • Median: 83260
  • 75th Percentile: 100940
  • 90th Percentile: 117300

Computer Hardware Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Computer Hardware Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 62170
  • 25th Percentile: 78560
  • Median: 98150
  • 75th Percentile: 108120
  • 90th Percentile: 127540

Nanosystems Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Nanosystems Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 53580
  • 25th Percentile: 80020
  • Median: 108100
  • 75th Percentile: 128490
  • 90th Percentile: 147710

Petroleum Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Petroleum Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 60050
  • 25th Percentile: 77190
  • Median: 83280
  • 75th Percentile: 89930
  • 90th Percentile: 94250

Automotive Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Automotive Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51650
  • 25th Percentile: 62820
  • Median: 78240
  • 75th Percentile: 95210
  • 90th Percentile: 113400

Chemical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Chemical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 53900
  • 25th Percentile: 69190
  • Median: 86990
  • 75th Percentile: 107060
  • 90th Percentile: 126310

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47720
  • 25th Percentile: 58920
  • Median: 80280
  • 75th Percentile: 108100
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Salary by Percentile

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54750
  • 25th Percentile: 68990
  • Median: 91460
  • 75th Percentile: 108230
  • 90th Percentile: 139670

Marine Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Marine Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40250
  • 25th Percentile: 42730
  • Median: 46880
  • 75th Percentile: 57460
  • 90th Percentile: 88040

Product Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Product Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39690
  • 25th Percentile: 54010
  • Median: 74080
  • 75th Percentile: 96300
  • 90th Percentile: 112580

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Salary by Percentile

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54030
  • 25th Percentile: 67610
  • Median: 82220
  • 75th Percentile: 93620
  • 90th Percentile: 108100

Transportation Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Transportation Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41650
  • 25th Percentile: 52410
  • Median: 69320
  • 75th Percentile: 92490
  • 90th Percentile: 113370

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 62710
  • 25th Percentile: 76650
  • Median: 90830
  • 75th Percentile: 102010
  • 90th Percentile: 112880

Agricultural Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Agricultural Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 93415
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Aerospace Engineers — Employment Trend

Aerospace Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 90920
  • Median Salary 2007: 93870
  • Median Salary 2008: 97890
  • Median Salary 2009: 105890
  • Median Salary 2010: 111260
  • Total Employed 2006: 3640
  • Total Employed 2007: 4280
  • Total Employed 2008: 2160
  • Total Employed 2009: 2450
  • Total Employed 2010: 3010

Industrial Engineers — Employment Trend

Industrial Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62980
  • Median Salary 2007: 66410
  • Median Salary 2008: 71740
  • Median Salary 2009: 70130
  • Median Salary 2010: 72950
  • Total Employed 2006: 2190
  • Total Employed 2007: 2440
  • Total Employed 2008: 2700
  • Total Employed 2009: 3120
  • Total Employed 2010: 3190

Logistics Engineers — Employment Trend

Logistics Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 72080
  • Median Salary 2007: 73110
  • Median Salary 2008: 76140
  • Median Salary 2009: 77710
  • Median Salary 2010: 80280
  • Total Employed 2006: 1870
  • Total Employed 2007: 2120
  • Total Employed 2008: 2390
  • Total Employed 2009: 2870
  • Total Employed 2010: 3350

Agricultural Engineers — Employment Trend

Agricultural Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42700
  • Median Salary 2007: 44805
  • Median Salary 2008: 59765
  • Median Salary 2009: 74720
  • Median Salary 2010: 93415
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Marine Engineers — Employment Trend

Marine Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 71650
  • Median Salary 2007: 74250
  • Median Salary 2008: 80040
  • Median Salary 2009: 45260
  • Median Salary 2010: 46880
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Chemical Engineers — Employment Trend

Chemical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 79150
  • Median Salary 2007: 81850
  • Median Salary 2008: 82780
  • Median Salary 2009: 84080
  • Median Salary 2010: 86990
  • Total Employed 2006: 690
  • Total Employed 2007: 700
  • Total Employed 2008: 640
  • Total Employed 2009: 680
  • Total Employed 2010: 340

Materials Engineers — Employment Trend

Materials Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 70290
  • Median Salary 2007: 76220
  • Median Salary 2008: 78120
  • Median Salary 2009: 80750
  • Median Salary 2010: 86850
  • Total Employed 2006: 510
  • Total Employed 2007: 410
  • Total Employed 2008: 470
  • Total Employed 2009: 460
  • Total Employed 2010: 460

Computer Hardware Engineers — Employment Trend

Computer Hardware Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 77870
  • Median Salary 2007: 78520
  • Median Salary 2008: 89580
  • Median Salary 2009: 95810
  • Median Salary 2010: 98150
  • Total Employed 2006: 1210
  • Total Employed 2007: 1460
  • Total Employed 2008: 1120
  • Total Employed 2009: 1120
  • Total Employed 2010: 1300

Nanosystems Engineers — Employment Trend

Nanosystems Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 91900
  • Median Salary 2007: 96800
  • Median Salary 2008: 98730
  • Median Salary 2009: 105990
  • Median Salary 2010: 108100
  • Total Employed 2006: 3460
  • Total Employed 2007: 3510
  • Total Employed 2008: 3980
  • Total Employed 2009: 3430
  • Total Employed 2010: 3630

Petroleum Engineers — Employment Trend

Petroleum Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 72930
  • Median Salary 2007: 78000
  • Median Salary 2008: 80645
  • Median Salary 2009: 83290
  • Median Salary 2010: 83280
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Automotive Engineers — Employment Trend

Automotive Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 71250
  • Median Salary 2007: 73450
  • Median Salary 2008: 74980
  • Median Salary 2009: 75430
  • Median Salary 2010: 78240
  • Total Employed 2006: 3910
  • Total Employed 2007: 4030
  • Total Employed 2008: 3790
  • Total Employed 2009: 3090
  • Total Employed 2010: 3160

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Employment Trend

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64900
  • Median Salary 2007: 67360
  • Median Salary 2008: 69535
  • Median Salary 2009: 74910
  • Median Salary 2010: 80280
  • Total Employed 2006: 910
  • Total Employed 2007: 790
  • Total Employed 2008: 950
  • Total Employed 2009: 1000
  • Total Employed 2010: 1000

Product Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

Product Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65740
  • Median Salary 2007: 65450
  • Median Salary 2008: 69990
  • Median Salary 2009: 68490
  • Median Salary 2010: 74080
  • Total Employed 2006: 260
  • Total Employed 2007: 310
  • Total Employed 2008: 320
  • Total Employed 2009: 430
  • Total Employed 2010: 440

Transportation Engineers — Employment Trend

Transportation Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62760
  • Median Salary 2007: 66550
  • Median Salary 2008: 68230
  • Median Salary 2009: 70600
  • Median Salary 2010: 69320
  • Total Employed 2006: 3030
  • Total Employed 2007: 3620
  • Total Employed 2008: 4130
  • Total Employed 2009: 4330
  • Total Employed 2010: 3730

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Employment Trend

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 86450
  • Median Salary 2007: 85270
  • Median Salary 2008: 88930
  • Median Salary 2009: 87790
  • Median Salary 2010: 91460
  • Total Employed 2006: 1480
  • Total Employed 2007: 1560
  • Total Employed 2008: 1530
  • Total Employed 2009: 1830
  • Total Employed 2010: 1750

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Employment Trend

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 70840
  • Median Salary 2007: 71700
  • Median Salary 2008: 75510
  • Median Salary 2009: 79420
  • Median Salary 2010: 82220
  • Total Employed 2006: 2320
  • Total Employed 2007: 2180
  • Total Employed 2008: 2330
  • Total Employed 2009: 2090
  • Total Employed 2010: 1920

Electrical Engineers — Employment Trend

Electrical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74590
  • Median Salary 2007: 78050
  • Median Salary 2008: 81290
  • Median Salary 2009: 83540
  • Median Salary 2010: 83260
  • Total Employed 2006: 3040
  • Total Employed 2007: 3090
  • Total Employed 2008: 3050
  • Total Employed 2009: 3470
  • Total Employed 2010: 4000

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 78790
  • Median Salary 2007: 81920
  • Median Salary 2008: 90910
  • Median Salary 2009: 94880
  • Median Salary 2010: 90830
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 150
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62470
  • Median Salary 2007: 71370
  • Median Salary 2008: 71380
  • Median Salary 2009: 63380
  • Median Salary 2010: 64690
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Alabama vs National Engineering Employment

Alabama vs National Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 1.817% (31650)

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1. Birmingham Southern College

900 Arkadelphia Road
Birmingham, AL 35254
(205) 226-4600

Birmingham Southern College offers one program in engineering and this school is 2.8 miles from the center of the city. It is a 4-year institution.

2. The University of Alabama at Huntsville

301 Sparkman Dr
Huntsville, AL 35899
(256) 824-6120

The University of Alabama at Huntsville offers 17 programs in engineering. Of those, UAH offers one engineering certificate to students, seven degrees at the bachelor's level in engineering, three master's level degrees in engineering, and six doctorate level degrees in engineering. UAH is 3.3 miles from the heart of downtown. This university is one of 7 research universities in Alabama.

3. Stamford University

800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229-2240
(205) 726-2011

Stamford University is in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama and it offers one engineering program. This school is a 4-year institution.

4. The University of South Alabama

307 N University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
(251) 460-6101

The University of South Alabama, which is near the center of the city, is located in Mobile, AL. It offers nine programs in engineering. Out of those, it offers five bachelor's level degrees in engineering to students and four master's level engineering degrees. This university is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama. USA is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering engineering in terms of programs.

5. Tuskegee University

Kresge Center- 3rd Floor
Tuskegee, AL 36088-1920
(334) 727-8011

Tuskegee University offers six programs in engineering. Of those, Tuskegee offers students four degrees at the bachelor's level in engineering and two master's level degrees in engineering. 2,946 students seek degrees in 57 programs at Tuskegee, overall.

6. The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Administration Bldg Suite 1070
Birmingham, AL 35294-0110
(205) 934-4011

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is 1.4 miles from the center of the city. UAB offers 17 programs in engineering. More specifically, UAB offers students five engineering degrees at the bachelor's level, six master's level degrees in engineering, and six doctorate level engineering degrees. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

7. Auburn University

Auburn- Alabama
Auburn, AL 36849
(334) 844-4000

Auburn University is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown. This university offers 32 engineering programs. Of those, Auburn offers one engineering certificate to students, 12 bachelor's level degrees in engineering, ten degrees at the master's level in engineering, and nine degrees at the doctorate level in engineering. Auburn is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama.

8. Spring Hill College

4000 Dauphin St
Mobile, AL 36608-1791
(251) 380-4000

Spring Hill College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Mobile, AL and this school offers one engineering program. Spring Hill is one of 10 liberal arts colleges in Alabama.

9. Alabama A & M University

4900 Meridian St
Normal, AL 35762
(256) 372-5000

Alabama A & M University Is in the center of Normal. Alabama A&M Offers four engineering programs. Out of those, AAMU offers three bachelor's level degrees in engineering to students and one master's level engineering degree. AAMU is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution.

10. The University of Alabama

739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166
(205) 348-6010

The University of Alabama, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tuscaloosa, AL. It offers 23 engineering programs. Out of those, students are offered eight degrees at the bachelor's level in engineering by it, nine engineering degrees at the master's level, and six degrees at the doctorate level in engineering. UA is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the third oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in engineering.