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Engineering Schools in Connecticut

There are 17 Connecticut schools offering engineering programs. 1,435 students graduated from programs at Connecticut engineering schools in 2010. 694 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 607 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

1,398 students graduate from programs in Connecticut in engineering, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of engineering students who US schools graduate. Of those, 36 students graduated with engineering certificates, 39 with a degree at the associate's level, 694 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 607 with a degree at the master's level, and 59 with a degree at the doctorate level.

17 engineering schools are in Connecticut. And of these, while ten schools are public, seven schools are private. While tuition at a private engineering school varies from $26,370 to $42,420, tuition at a public engineering school varies from $3,000 to $10,416.

Average tuition for engineering programs is $24,968. While the lowest tuition in this eastern state, which is $3,000 per year, is at the United States Coast Guard Academy, the highest tuition for engineering programs, which is $42,420 each year, is at Trinity College.

Engineering schools in Connecticut offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Engineering Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

1,398 students graduate from programs in Connecticut in engineering, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of engineering students who US schools graduate. Of those, 36 students graduated with engineering certificates, 39 with a degree at the associate's level, 694 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 607 with a degree at the master's level, and 59 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Engineering Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 55
  • Certificate 2007: 20
  • Certificate 2008: 44
  • Certificate 2009: 35
  • Certificate 2010: 36
  • Associate 2006: 29
  • Associate 2007: 22
  • Associate 2008: 25
  • Associate 2009: 34
  • Associate 2010: 39
  • Bachelor 2006: 521
  • Bachelor 2007: 614
  • Bachelor 2008: 646
  • Bachelor 2009: 670
  • Bachelor 2010: 694
  • Master 2006: 427
  • Master 2007: 391
  • Master 2008: 567
  • Master 2009: 817
  • Master 2010: 607
  • Doctorate 2006: 74
  • Doctorate 2007: 68
  • Doctorate 2008: 80
  • Doctorate 2009: 53
  • Doctorate 2010: 59

Engineering Program Availability in Connecticut

Schools in this state offer a total of 119 engineering programs. Of these programs, approximately 37% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Engineering Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 12
  • Associate: 11
  • Bachelor: 44
  • Master: 36
  • Doctorate: 16

Aerospace Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Aerospace Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 63620
  • 25th Percentile: 74840
  • Median: 86760
  • 75th Percentile: 100250
  • 90th Percentile: 115040

Industrial Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Industrial Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 52480
  • 25th Percentile: 65300
  • Median: 78750
  • 75th Percentile: 91360
  • 90th Percentile: 106150

Logistics Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Logistics Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41940
  • 25th Percentile: 53720
  • Median: 69650
  • 75th Percentile: 87070
  • 90th Percentile: 106220

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55170
  • 25th Percentile: 65870
  • Median: 80740
  • 75th Percentile: 93700
  • 90th Percentile: 111690

Materials Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Materials Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 61570
  • 25th Percentile: 75650
  • Median: 96010
  • 75th Percentile: 108780
  • 90th Percentile: 117500

Electrical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Electrical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 56910
  • 25th Percentile: 67560
  • Median: 81920
  • 75th Percentile: 94460
  • 90th Percentile: 108030

Computer Hardware Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Computer Hardware Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 53170
  • 25th Percentile: 65150
  • Median: 79840
  • 75th Percentile: 100350
  • 90th Percentile: 120640

Nanosystems Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Nanosystems Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54970
  • 25th Percentile: 67770
  • Median: 87300
  • 75th Percentile: 104550
  • 90th Percentile: 123210

Automotive Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Automotive Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54910
  • 25th Percentile: 63720
  • Median: 79350
  • 75th Percentile: 95450
  • 90th Percentile: 107270

Chemical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Chemical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 61500
  • 25th Percentile: 70160
  • Median: 84970
  • 75th Percentile: 102690
  • 90th Percentile: 128720

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55820
  • 25th Percentile: 69320
  • Median: 84070
  • 75th Percentile: 99950
  • 90th Percentile: 117110

Nuclear Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Nuclear Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 99860
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Salary by Percentile

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 57460
  • 25th Percentile: 67010
  • Median: 81800
  • 75th Percentile: 103630
  • 90th Percentile: 118140

Marine Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Marine Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 57830
  • 25th Percentile: 73540
  • Median: 87500
  • 75th Percentile: 98590
  • 90th Percentile: 105880

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Salary by Percentile

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50160
  • 25th Percentile: 62590
  • Median: 78090
  • 75th Percentile: 93430
  • 90th Percentile: 111150

Transportation Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Transportation Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 53970
  • 25th Percentile: 63320
  • Median: 78390
  • 75th Percentile: 93420
  • 90th Percentile: 109500

Product Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Product Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 53570
  • 25th Percentile: 72010
  • Median: 86110
  • 75th Percentile: 111120
  • 90th Percentile: 142630

Aerospace Engineers — Employment Trend

Aerospace Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 72840
  • Median Salary 2007: 75720
  • Median Salary 2008: 80420
  • Median Salary 2009: 85220
  • Median Salary 2010: 86760
  • Total Employed 2006: 1810
  • Total Employed 2007: 1820
  • Total Employed 2008: 1230
  • Total Employed 2009: 2320
  • Total Employed 2010: 2270

Industrial Engineers — Employment Trend

Industrial Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 72120
  • Median Salary 2007: 76260
  • Median Salary 2008: 76930
  • Median Salary 2009: 76260
  • Median Salary 2010: 78750
  • Total Employed 2006: 4990
  • Total Employed 2007: 4660
  • Total Employed 2008: 4870
  • Total Employed 2009: 3570
  • Total Employed 2010: 3460

Logistics Engineers — Employment Trend

Logistics Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61960
  • Median Salary 2007: 62350
  • Median Salary 2008: 68910
  • Median Salary 2009: 70020
  • Median Salary 2010: 69650
  • Total Employed 2006: 640
  • Total Employed 2007: 550
  • Total Employed 2008: 760
  • Total Employed 2009: 760
  • Total Employed 2010: 1130

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 80520
  • Median Salary 2007: 82790
  • Median Salary 2008: 86810
  • Median Salary 2009: 83730
  • Median Salary 2010: 80740
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 100
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

Marine Engineers — Employment Trend

Marine Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 78800
  • Median Salary 2007: 81380
  • Median Salary 2008: 86130
  • Median Salary 2009: 87000
  • Median Salary 2010: 87500
  • Total Employed 2006: 235
  • Total Employed 2007: 240
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 210

Chemical Engineers — Employment Trend

Chemical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 79680
  • Median Salary 2007: 81410
  • Median Salary 2008: 80020
  • Median Salary 2009: 80880
  • Median Salary 2010: 84970
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Materials Engineers — Employment Trend

Materials Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 79940
  • Median Salary 2007: 83320
  • Median Salary 2008: 85910
  • Median Salary 2009: 94530
  • Median Salary 2010: 96010
  • Total Employed 2006: 600
  • Total Employed 2007: 660
  • Total Employed 2008: 820
  • Total Employed 2009: 760
  • Total Employed 2010: 700

Computer Hardware Engineers — Employment Trend

Computer Hardware Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74110
  • Median Salary 2007: 66320
  • Median Salary 2008: 73250
  • Median Salary 2009: 71180
  • Median Salary 2010: 79840
  • Total Employed 2006: 310
  • Total Employed 2007: 440
  • Total Employed 2008: 380
  • Total Employed 2009: 390
  • Total Employed 2010: 320

Nanosystems Engineers — Employment Trend

Nanosystems Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 76660
  • Median Salary 2007: 75930
  • Median Salary 2008: 83680
  • Median Salary 2009: 84820
  • Median Salary 2010: 87300
  • Total Employed 2006: 1020
  • Total Employed 2007: 1090
  • Total Employed 2008: 1770
  • Total Employed 2009: 1810
  • Total Employed 2010: 1820

Automotive Engineers — Employment Trend

Automotive Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68090
  • Median Salary 2007: 70770
  • Median Salary 2008: 77690
  • Median Salary 2009: 79130
  • Median Salary 2010: 79350
  • Total Employed 2006: 5860
  • Total Employed 2007: 5570
  • Total Employed 2008: 5140
  • Total Employed 2009: 5200
  • Total Employed 2010: 5280

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Employment Trend

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 73590
  • Median Salary 2007: 77350
  • Median Salary 2008: 74410
  • Median Salary 2009: 83230
  • Median Salary 2010: 84070
  • Total Employed 2006: 510
  • Total Employed 2007: 460
  • Total Employed 2008: 500
  • Total Employed 2009: 670
  • Total Employed 2010: 700

Product Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

Product Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68490
  • Median Salary 2007: 72680
  • Median Salary 2008: 80590
  • Median Salary 2009: 85040
  • Median Salary 2010: 86110
  • Total Employed 2006: 280
  • Total Employed 2007: 250
  • Total Employed 2008: 270
  • Total Employed 2009: 260
  • Total Employed 2010: 260

Transportation Engineers — Employment Trend

Transportation Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 73450
  • Median Salary 2007: 71360
  • Median Salary 2008: 75570
  • Median Salary 2009: 78440
  • Median Salary 2010: 78390
  • Total Employed 2006: 2990
  • Total Employed 2007: 3250
  • Total Employed 2008: 3040
  • Total Employed 2009: 3050
  • Total Employed 2010: 2920

Nuclear Engineers — Employment Trend

Nuclear Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 94150
  • Median Salary 2007: 95360
  • Median Salary 2008: 96570
  • Median Salary 2009: 98510
  • Median Salary 2010: 99860
  • Total Employed 2006: 270
  • Total Employed 2007: 275
  • Total Employed 2008: 280
  • Total Employed 2009: 270
  • Total Employed 2010: 260

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Employment Trend

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 73530
  • Median Salary 2007: 81890
  • Median Salary 2008: 82170
  • Median Salary 2009: 83330
  • Median Salary 2010: 81800
  • Total Employed 2006: 840
  • Total Employed 2007: 1210
  • Total Employed 2008: 1210
  • Total Employed 2009: 1220
  • Total Employed 2010: 1120

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Employment Trend

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65120
  • Median Salary 2007: 64930
  • Median Salary 2008: 66650
  • Median Salary 2009: 75320
  • Median Salary 2010: 78090
  • Total Employed 2006: 1010
  • Total Employed 2007: 760
  • Total Employed 2008: 720
  • Total Employed 2009: 1100
  • Total Employed 2010: 1350

Electrical Engineers — Employment Trend

Electrical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 75020
  • Median Salary 2007: 79930
  • Median Salary 2008: 81440
  • Median Salary 2009: 82380
  • Median Salary 2010: 81920
  • Total Employed 2006: 1990
  • Total Employed 2007: 2270
  • Total Employed 2008: 2140
  • Total Employed 2009: 1930
  • Total Employed 2010: 1710

Connecticut vs National Engineering Employment

Connecticut vs National Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.371% (23880)

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1. The United States Coast Guard Academy

15 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4195
(860) 444-8444

The United States Coast Guard Academy, which is near the center of the city, is located in New London, CT. It offers five engineering programs. This academy offers students five bachelor's level engineering degrees. This academy is a public 4-year institution.

2. Asnuntuck Community College

170 Elm St
Enfield, CT 6082
(860) 253-3000

Asnuntuck Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1969. It is in the suburbs of Enfield, Connecticut. This community college offers subjects such as administrative assistant and secretarial science, bookkeeping, and mental health. This college offers 12 certificates and 14 associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 1,836 students pursued degrees from the 16 programs at this community college. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits it. It is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut.

3. Manchester Community College

Great Path
Manchester, CT 6040
(860) 512-3000

Manchester Community College is in the suburbs of Manchester, Connecticut. It offers two engineering programs. It offers students two degrees at the associate's level in engineering. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Connecticut.

4. Northwestern Connecticut Community College

Park Pl E
Winsted, CT 6098
(860) 738-6300

Northwestern Connecticut Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1965. It is located in Winsted, CT. It offers subjects including science and law enforcement. It offers students 18 certificates and 21 associates level degrees. In 2010, 1,832 students sought degrees from the 28 programs at this college. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits it. It is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut.

5. Tunxis Community College

271 Scott Swamp Road
Farmington, CT 06032-3187
(860) 255-3500

Founded in 1969, Tunxis Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college is in the suburbs of Farmington, Connecticut. It offers subjects such as finance and physical therapy. Students are offered 15 certificates and 18 associates level degrees by this college. 4,666 students sought degrees from the 24 programs at this college in 2010. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits this college. It is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut.

6. Quinebaug Valley Community College

742 Upper Maple St
Danielson, CT 06239-1436
(860) 774-1130

Quinebaug Valley Community College, which is very close to Danielson, Connecticut, is in a rural setting and it offers one program in engineering. This community college is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut.

7. Housatonic Community College

900 Lafayette Blvd
Bridgeport, CT 06604-4704
(203) 332-5000

Housatonic Community College offers one program in engineering and this college, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Bridgeport, CT. It is a public 2-year institution. This college ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Connecticut.

8. Capital Community College

950 Main Street
Hartford, CT 6103
(860) 906-5000

Capital Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1992. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Hartford, CT. Students are offered 26 certificates and 24 degrees at the associates level by this college. In 2010, 4,518 students sought degrees from the 38 programs at this college. This college offers subjects including healthcare, liberal arts, and communications. It is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. This college is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut.

9. Middlesex Community College

100 Training Hill Rd
Middletown, CT 06457-4829
(860) 343-5701

Founded in 1966, Middlesex Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Middletown, CT. Students are offered 13 certificates and 20 degrees at the associates level by it. In 2010, 2,952 students pursued degrees from the 22 programs at this college. It offers subjects such as education, radiology technology, and liberal arts. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits it. This community college is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut.

10. Mitchell College

437 Pequot Avenue
New London, CT 6320
(860) 701-5000

Mitchell College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1938. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in New London, CT. Students are offered 15 associates level degrees and 13 bachelors level degrees by Mitchell. In 2010, 992 students sought degrees from the 24 programs at Mitchell. It offers subjects including hospitality and psychology. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits Mitchell. This liberal arts college is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut.

11. Yale University

Yale University
New Haven, CT 6520
(203) 432-1333

Yale University offers 28 engineering programs. Of those, YU offers students seven engineering certificates, seven bachelor's level engineering degrees, seven engineering degrees at the master's level, and seven doctorate level degrees in engineering. It is in the center of New Haven. Yale is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Connecticut. Yale is the biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering engineering in terms of programs.

12. The University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
(860) 768-4100

The University of Hartford, which is near the heart of downtown, is in West Hartford, CT. UH offers nine engineering programs. Specifically, this mid-sized university offers students five engineering degrees at the bachelor's level and four master's level degrees in engineering. UH is one of 4 research universities in Connecticut.

13. Norwalk Community College

188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 6854
(203) 857-7060

Norwalk Community College offers one program in engineering and this college is near the center of the city. Overall, 6,740 students pursue degrees in 53 programs at this community college.

14. The University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 6269
(860) 486-2000

The University of Connecticut is located in Storrs, CT. It offers 27 programs in engineering. Out of those, this university offers students ten bachelor's level engineering degrees, nine degrees at the master's level in engineering, and eight doctorate level degrees in engineering. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Connecticut. It is the largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering engineering.

15. Rensselaer Hartford Graduate Center Inc

275 Windsor St
Hartford, CT 6120
(860) 548-2400

Rensselaer Hartford Graduate Center Inc is near the heart of downtown. It offers six programs in engineering. Of those, it offers students two engineering certificates and four engineering degrees at the master's level. 430 students seek degrees in 14 programs at this school, overall. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering engineering in terms of programs.

16. Trinity College

300 Summit St
Hartford, CT 06106-3100
(860) 297-2000

Trinity College offers one engineering program and this school, which is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Hartford, CT. It is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering engineering programs.

17. The University of New Haven

300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT 6516
(203) 932-7000

The University of New Haven is in the suburbs of West Haven, Connecticut. This school offers 15 programs in engineering. Of those, UNH offers students three engineering certificates, one associate's level degree in engineering, seven engineering degrees at the bachelor's level, and four engineering degrees at the master's level. In terms of programs, this medium-sized school is the third largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering engineering.

18. Naugatuck Valley Community College

750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708-3089
(203) 575-8040

Naugatuck Valley Community College is in the suburbs of Waterbury, Connecticut and this college offers one program in engineering. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering engineering programs.

19. Gateway Community College

60 Sargent Dr
New Haven, CT 6511
(203) 285-2000

Gateway Community College offers one engineering program and this college, which is 1.5 miles from the center of the city, is in New Haven, CT. 7,328 students pursue degrees in 66 programs at this college, overall.

20. Fairfield University

1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
(203) 254-4000

Fairfield University is in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut. It offers 11 engineering programs. Out of those, students are offered two degrees at the associate's level in engineering by this school, five bachelor's level engineering degrees, and four master's level engineering degrees. This school is a 4-year institution.

21. Three Rivers Community College

574 New London Turnpike
Norwich, CT 6360
(860) 886-0177

Three Rivers Community College offers one engineering program and this college, which is 1.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Norwich, CT. 5,161 students seek degrees in 59 Three Rivers Community College programs, overall. This college is the tenth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering engineering.

22. The University of Bridgeport

126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604-5620
(203) 576-4000

The University of Bridgeport is 1.6 miles from the center of the city. This school offers six programs in engineering. Out of those, UB offers one bachelor's level degree in engineering to students, four master's level degrees in engineering, and one doctorate level degree in engineering. It is a 4-year institution. UB is the sixth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering engineering in terms of programs.

23. Central Connecticut State University

1615 Stanley St
New Britain, CT 6050
(860) 832-3200

Central Connecticut State University is located in the suburbs of New Britain, Connecticut. This school offers three programs in engineering. Students are offered three engineering degrees at the bachelor's level by this school. This mid-sized school is a public 4-year institution. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering engineering in terms of programs.

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