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Engineering Schools in Kansas

There are 11 Kansas schools offering engineering programs. 1,179 students graduated from programs at Kansas engineering schools in 2010. 788 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 283 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

1,167 students graduate from engineering programs in Kansas, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from engineering programs. More specifically, 35 students graduated with engineering certificates, 32 with a degree at the associate's level, 788 with a bachelor's level degree, 283 with a master's level degree, and 41 with a doctorate level degree.

11 engineering schools are in this state. And of these, 11 schools are public. Tuition at a public engineering school varies from $3,942 to $8,733.

Average tuition for programs in engineering is $7,066. The lowest tuition in Kansas is at Fort Hays State University, while the highest tuition for programs in engineering, which is $8,733 each year, is at the University of Kansas.

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

Engineering Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

1,167 students graduate from engineering programs in Kansas, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from engineering programs. More specifically, 35 students graduated with engineering certificates, 32 with a degree at the associate's level, 788 with a bachelor's level degree, 283 with a master's level degree, and 41 with a doctorate level degree.

Engineering Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 3
  • Certificate 2007: 11
  • Certificate 2008: 18
  • Certificate 2009: 24
  • Certificate 2010: 35
  • Associate 2006: 15
  • Associate 2007: 22
  • Associate 2008: 25
  • Associate 2009: 21
  • Associate 2010: 32
  • Bachelor 2006: 637
  • Bachelor 2007: 669
  • Bachelor 2008: 685
  • Bachelor 2009: 700
  • Bachelor 2010: 788
  • Master 2006: 319
  • Master 2007: 310
  • Master 2008: 389
  • Master 2009: 299
  • Master 2010: 283
  • Doctorate 2006: 31
  • Doctorate 2007: 33
  • Doctorate 2008: 39
  • Doctorate 2009: 47
  • Doctorate 2010: 41

Engineering Program Availability in Kansas

Kansas schools offer a total of 72 engineering programs. Of these programs, about 33% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Engineering Program Availability in Kansas

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 7
  • Bachelor: 24
  • Master: 23
  • Doctorate: 16

Aerospace Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Aerospace Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 58410
  • 25th Percentile: 69260
  • Median: 86280
  • 75th Percentile: 108360
  • 90th Percentile: 131240

Industrial Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Industrial Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51700
  • 25th Percentile: 59810
  • Median: 71180
  • 75th Percentile: 84160
  • 90th Percentile: 99100

Logistics Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Logistics Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43360
  • 25th Percentile: 52480
  • Median: 66480
  • 75th Percentile: 82300
  • 90th Percentile: 95860

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 52020
  • 25th Percentile: 76990
  • Median: 83020
  • 75th Percentile: 89040
  • 90th Percentile: 92660

Materials Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Materials Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 62980
  • 25th Percentile: 72620
  • Median: 90490
  • 75th Percentile: 112730
  • 90th Percentile: 133270

Electrical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Electrical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 53770
  • 25th Percentile: 62280
  • Median: 76120
  • 75th Percentile: 94440
  • 90th Percentile: 116000

Computer Hardware Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Computer Hardware Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 52880
  • 25th Percentile: 63930
  • Median: 83930
  • 75th Percentile: 94500
  • 90th Percentile: 106210

Nanosystems Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Nanosystems Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51080
  • 25th Percentile: 59080
  • Median: 85490
  • 75th Percentile: 104270
  • 90th Percentile: 117370

Petroleum Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Petroleum Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43220
  • 25th Percentile: 55080
  • Median: 79840
  • 75th Percentile: 133420
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Automotive Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Automotive Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47430
  • 25th Percentile: 55960
  • Median: 68000
  • 75th Percentile: 82220
  • 90th Percentile: 103640

Chemical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Chemical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 67010
  • 25th Percentile: 75250
  • Median: 92720
  • 75th Percentile: 112230
  • 90th Percentile: 129090

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49980
  • 25th Percentile: 63280
  • Median: 79490
  • 75th Percentile: 98180
  • 90th Percentile: 106360

Nuclear Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Nuclear Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 92070
  • 25th Percentile: 100810
  • Median: 110940
  • 75th Percentile: 124340
  • 90th Percentile: 144010

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Salary by Percentile

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50110
  • 25th Percentile: 62820
  • Median: 76470
  • 75th Percentile: 93260
  • 90th Percentile: 111390

Product Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Product Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49360
  • 25th Percentile: 58440
  • Median: 69540
  • 75th Percentile: 82240
  • 90th Percentile: 91840

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Salary by Percentile

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 52020
  • 25th Percentile: 59800
  • Median: 71210
  • 75th Percentile: 82570
  • 90th Percentile: 94890

Transportation Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Transportation Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48310
  • 25th Percentile: 57810
  • Median: 70010
  • 75th Percentile: 87720
  • 90th Percentile: 107570

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 41230
  • 25th Percentile: 54960
  • Median: 70180
  • 75th Percentile: 86350
  • 90th Percentile: 98620

Agricultural Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Agricultural Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 63015
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Aerospace Engineers — Employment Trend

Aerospace Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 81520
  • Median Salary 2007: 74900
  • Median Salary 2008: 80770
  • Median Salary 2009: 83850
  • Median Salary 2010: 86280
  • Total Employed 2006: 2510
  • Total Employed 2007: 2560
  • Total Employed 2008: 2680
  • Total Employed 2009: 3320
  • Total Employed 2010: 2720

Industrial Engineers — Employment Trend

Industrial Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62960
  • Median Salary 2007: 64790
  • Median Salary 2008: 69960
  • Median Salary 2009: 70370
  • Median Salary 2010: 71180
  • Total Employed 2006: 2350
  • Total Employed 2007: 2090
  • Total Employed 2008: 2270
  • Total Employed 2009: 1710
  • Total Employed 2010: 1590

Logistics Engineers — Employment Trend

Logistics Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61840
  • Median Salary 2007: 65990
  • Median Salary 2008: 62020
  • Median Salary 2009: 64680
  • Median Salary 2010: 66480
  • Total Employed 2006: 270
  • Total Employed 2007: 670
  • Total Employed 2008: 800
  • Total Employed 2009: 1140
  • Total Employed 2010: 1310

Agricultural Engineers — Employment Trend

Agricultural Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 71430
  • Median Salary 2007: 68500
  • Median Salary 2008: 66655
  • Median Salary 2009: 64810
  • Median Salary 2010: 63015
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 105
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 135

Materials Engineers — Employment Trend

Materials Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 87070
  • Median Salary 2007: 83100
  • Median Salary 2008: 86630
  • Median Salary 2009: 92940
  • Median Salary 2010: 90490
  • Total Employed 2006: 125
  • Total Employed 2007: 125
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Chemical Engineers — Employment Trend

Chemical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 75450
  • Median Salary 2007: 81680
  • Median Salary 2008: 87260
  • Median Salary 2009: 94290
  • Median Salary 2010: 92720
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 230
  • Total Employed 2008: 240
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Computer Hardware Engineers — Employment Trend

Computer Hardware Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 77620
  • Median Salary 2007: 61090
  • Median Salary 2008: 78170
  • Median Salary 2009: 79450
  • Median Salary 2010: 83930
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 150

Nanosystems Engineers — Employment Trend

Nanosystems Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69470
  • Median Salary 2007: 80810
  • Median Salary 2008: 84340
  • Median Salary 2009: 84650
  • Median Salary 2010: 85490
  • Total Employed 2006: 840
  • Total Employed 2007: 1410
  • Total Employed 2008: 1130
  • Total Employed 2009: 1710
  • Total Employed 2010: 1370

Petroleum Engineers — Employment Trend

Petroleum Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57790
  • Median Salary 2007: 68320
  • Median Salary 2008: 72880
  • Median Salary 2009: 76540
  • Median Salary 2010: 79840
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Automotive Engineers — Employment Trend

Automotive Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67890
  • Median Salary 2007: 64830
  • Median Salary 2008: 65550
  • Median Salary 2009: 65340
  • Median Salary 2010: 68000
  • Total Employed 2006: 2400
  • Total Employed 2007: 2590
  • Total Employed 2008: 2680
  • Total Employed 2009: 2560
  • Total Employed 2010: 2050

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Employment Trend

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 80620
  • Median Salary 2007: 75830
  • Median Salary 2008: 77560
  • Median Salary 2009: 76350
  • Median Salary 2010: 79490
  • Total Employed 2006: 290
  • Total Employed 2007: 350
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 390
  • Total Employed 2010: 380

Product Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

Product Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58360
  • Median Salary 2007: 57580
  • Median Salary 2008: 61560
  • Median Salary 2009: 66270
  • Median Salary 2010: 69540
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 160
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Transportation Engineers — Employment Trend

Transportation Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65440
  • Median Salary 2007: 67580
  • Median Salary 2008: 68810
  • Median Salary 2009: 67830
  • Median Salary 2010: 70010
  • Total Employed 2006: 1860
  • Total Employed 2007: 1870
  • Total Employed 2008: 2070
  • Total Employed 2009: 2210
  • Total Employed 2010: 1740

Nuclear Engineers — Employment Trend

Nuclear Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 100260
  • Median Salary 2007: 103985
  • Median Salary 2008: 107815
  • Median Salary 2009: 108960
  • Median Salary 2010: 110940
  • Total Employed 2006: 0
  • Total Employed 2007: 0
  • Total Employed 2008: 0
  • Total Employed 2009: 0
  • Total Employed 2010: 0

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Employment Trend

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 73605
  • Median Salary 2007: 76340
  • Median Salary 2008: 76380
  • Median Salary 2009: 76320
  • Median Salary 2010: 76470
  • Total Employed 2006: 2275
  • Total Employed 2007: 2320
  • Total Employed 2008: 2290
  • Total Employed 2009: 2120
  • Total Employed 2010: 1480

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Employment Trend

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65420
  • Median Salary 2007: 69750
  • Median Salary 2008: 73240
  • Median Salary 2009: 72110
  • Median Salary 2010: 71210
  • Total Employed 2006: 710
  • Total Employed 2007: 660
  • Total Employed 2008: 790
  • Total Employed 2009: 820
  • Total Employed 2010: 810

Electrical Engineers — Employment Trend

Electrical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65900
  • Median Salary 2007: 69980
  • Median Salary 2008: 70680
  • Median Salary 2009: 71860
  • Median Salary 2010: 76120
  • Total Employed 2006: 1670
  • Total Employed 2007: 2060
  • Total Employed 2008: 1790
  • Total Employed 2009: 1790
  • Total Employed 2010: 1500

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 64260
  • Median Salary 2007: 66645
  • Median Salary 2008: 69100
  • Median Salary 2009: 69835
  • Median Salary 2010: 70180
  • Total Employed 2006: 0
  • Total Employed 2007: 0
  • Total Employed 2008: 0
  • Total Employed 2009: 0
  • Total Employed 2010: 0

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62895
  • Median Salary 2007: 65230
  • Median Salary 2008: 69510
  • Median Salary 2009: 76265
  • Median Salary 2010: 83020
  • Total Employed 2006: 0
  • Total Employed 2007: 0
  • Total Employed 2008: 0
  • Total Employed 2009: 0
  • Total Employed 2010: 0

Kansas vs National Engineering Employment

Kansas vs National Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Kansas: 0.910% (15855)

Engineering Schools in Kansas

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1. The Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

1801 N. Kansas Ave.
Liberal, KS 67901
(620) 624-1951

Founded in 1967, the Seward County Community College and Area Technical School is a public 2-year institution. This school, which is very close to Liberal, Kansas, is located in a rural setting. This public school offers students 19 certificates and 64 associates level degrees. 1,870 students pursued degrees from the 66 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as business and psychology. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This school is one of 9 technical colleges in Kansas.

2. Hutchinson Community College

1300 N Plum St
Hutchinson, KS 67501
(620) 665-3500

Hutchinson Community College offers one engineering program. 5,630 students seek degrees in 70 Hutchinson Community College programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering engineering.

3. Colby Community College

1255 S Range
Colby, KS 67701
(785) 462-3984

Colby Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in town of Colby, Kansas. This college offers 28 certificates and 16 associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 1,417 students pursued degrees from the 38 programs at this community college. This college offers subjects such as restaurant management and phlebotomy. This community college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

4. Garden City Community College

801 Campus Dr
Garden City, KS 67846-6333
(620) 276-7611

Garden City Community College offers one program in engineering. Overall, 2,009 students seek degrees in 57 Garden City Community College programs. This community college is the oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in engineering.

5. Fort Hays State University

600 Park St
Hays, KS 67601-4099
(785) 628-4000

Fort Hays State University offers one engineering program. Overall, 11,883 students pursue degrees in 70 programs at this school.

6. Flint Hills Technical College

3301 W 18th St
Emporia, KS 66801-5957
(620) 343-4600x1300

Flint Hills Technical College is in town of Emporia, Kansas. This school offers two programs in engineering. Of those, it offers students one certificate in engineering and one degree at the associate's level in engineering. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering engineering programs.

7. Allen County Community College

1801 N Cottonwood
Iola, KS 66749
(620) 365-5116x100

Allen County Community College offers one program in engineering and it is in Iola, KS. This college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering engineering programs.

8. Southwestern College

100 College Street
Winfield, KS 67156-6224
(620) 229-6000

Southwestern College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1885. SC is located in town of Winfield, Kansas. SC offers students nine certificates, 67 bachelors level degrees, and ten degrees at the masters level. In 2010, 1,791 students sought degrees from the 79 programs at this school. It offers subjects including ministry, healthcare administration, and theology. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it.

9. The University of Kansas

The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-2700

The University of Kansas, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Lawrence, KS. KU offers 24 engineering programs. Of those, students are offered nine degrees at the bachelor's level in engineering by it, ten master's level degrees in engineering, and five degrees at the doctorate level in engineering. Overall, 28,697 students pursue degrees in 241 programs at this public university. It is the largest institution in the state of Kansas offering engineering.

10. Butler Community College

901 S Haverhill Rd
El Dorado, KS 67042-3280
(316) 321-2222

Butler Community College offers one program in engineering and this college is in El Dorado, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 9,773 students pursue degrees in 79 Butler Community College programs. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks first in the state of Kansas.

11. Barton County Community College

245 NE 30th Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 792-2701

Barton County Community College offers one program in engineering and this college, which is near Great Bend, is located in a rural setting. 4,495 students seek degrees in 99 Barton County Community College programs, overall. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Kansas.

12. Dodge City Community College

2501 N 14th Ave
Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
(620) 225-1321

Dodge City Community College offers one program in engineering. 1,807 students seek degrees in 75 programs at this college, overall. In terms of programs, it is the sixth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering engineering.

13. Kansas State University

Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-6250

Kansas State University offers 24 engineering programs. Out of those, K-State offers eight degrees at the bachelor's level in engineering to students, nine engineering degrees at the master's level, and seven doctorate level engineering degrees. K-State is located in Manhattan, KS. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Kansas. In terms of programs, K-State is the biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering engineering.

14. Wichita State University

1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260-0124
(316) 978-3456

Wichita State University is 2.8 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers 15 programs in engineering. Specifically, this public university offers students one engineering certificate, six engineering degrees at the bachelor's level, four master's level degrees in engineering, and four doctorate level degrees in engineering. This university is one of 4 research universities in Kansas.