Engineering Schools In Kansas

Kansas has 18 accredited engineering schools where engineering faculty who teach engineering classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of engineering and engineering training in Kansas, which includes engineering training at the following levels:

  • Engineering Certificate
  • Associates degree in Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Masters degree in Engineering
  • PhD degree in Engineering


Schools

  1. Allen County Community College

    1801 N Cottonwood, Iola, Kansas 66749

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  2. Barton County Community College

    245 NE 30th Road, Great Bend, Kansas 67530

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  3. Butler Community College

    901 S Haverhill Rd, El Dorado, Kansas 67042-3280

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  4. Colby Community College

    1255 S Range, Colby, Kansas 67701

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  5. Dodge City Community College

    2501 N 14th Ave, Dodge City, Kansas 67801-2399

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  6. Flint Hills Technical College

    3301 W 18th St, Emporia, Kansas 66801-5957

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  7. Fort Hays State University

    600 Park St, Hays, Kansas 67601-4099

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  8. Garden City Community College

    801 Campus Dr, Garden City, Kansas 67846-6333

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  9. Hutchinson Community College

    1300 N Plum St, Hutchinson, Kansas 67501

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  10. Independence Community College

    1057 West College Avenue, Independence, Kansas 67301-0708

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  11. University of Kansas

    Lawrence, Kansas 66045

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Kansas State University

    Anderson Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Labette Community College

    200 S 14th, Parsons, Kansas 67357-4201

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  14. Pittsburg State University

    1701 S Broadway, Pittsburg, Kansas 66762

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  15. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

    1801 N. Kansas Ave., Liberal, Kansas 67901

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  16. Southwestern College in Winfield

    100 College Street, Winfield, Kansas 67156-6224

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  17. Washburn University

    1700 SW College Avenue, Topeka, Kansas 66621-0001

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  18. Wichita State University

    1845 Fairmount, Wichita, Kansas 67260-0124

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Engineering Employment

Kansas 14,680
National 1,704,460

Approximately 1% of the country's engineering professionals work in Kansas state.

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In Kansas

13,610 14,840 16,750 16,830 11,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Engineering is a shrinking field in Kansas. 2,010 less engineering professionals were working in Kansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 15% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the national trend for engineering professionals which shows a 23% decrease in the number of engineering professionals working around the nation.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Kansas

$63,029 $66,233 $67,721 $69,642 $69,956
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of engineering professionals is declining, the salaries paid to engineering professionals are increasing in Kansas. In 2006 engineering professionals made a mean salary of $63,029 per year, and in 2010 they made $69,956 per year.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Kansas

10th percentile
$43,729
25th percentile
$54,173
50th percentile
$67,723
75th percentile
$83,449
90th percentile
$100,035

Thus, engineering professionals' salaries grew by 10% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of engineering, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid engineering professionals earning 129% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Kansas state.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Kansas

Civil Engineering
$55,013
Computer Engineering
$83,437
Electrical Engineering
$67,540
Engineering
$71,387
Mechanical Engineering
$62,794
Software Engineering
$78,122

In Kansas, engineering professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Kansas

associate
14
bachelor
29
master
24
doctor
13
Certificate
3
Total83

As the number of engineering professionals is decreasing in Kansas state, the number of students graduating from the 18 accredited engineering schools in Kansas state is decreasing. In Kansas, there were 1,379 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,140 graduates from engineering courses in 2010.

This represents a 17% decrease in the number of engineering degree or certificate school graduates in Kansas state. 35% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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