Engineering Schools In North Carolina

There are 28 accredited engineering schools in North Carolina for faculty who teach engineering classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of engineering and engineering training in North Carolina, 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. Appalachian State University

    Boone, North Carolina 28608

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  2. Catawba Valley Community College

    2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, North Carolina 28602-0699

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  3. Central Piedmont Community College

    1201 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

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  4. Craven Community College

    800 College Ct, New Bern, North Carolina 28562-4900

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  5. Duke University

    103 Allen Bldg, Durham, North Carolina 27708

    10 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. East Carolina University

    East 5th Street, Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Elizabeth City State University

    1704 Weeksville Rd, Elizabeth City, North Carolina 27909

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  8. Elon University

    100 Campus Drive, Elon, North Carolina 27244-2010

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  9. Fayetteville Technical Community College

    2201 Hull Rd, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28303-0236

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  10. Gaston College

    201 Hwy 321 S, Dallas, North Carolina 28034

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  11. Haywood Community College

    185 Freedlander Drive, Clyde, North Carolina 28721-9901

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  12. Johnson C Smith University

    100 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28216-5398

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  13. Lenoir-Rhyne University

    625 7th Avenue NE, Hickory, North Carolina 28601

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  14. North Carolina A & T State University

    1601 E Market St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27411

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  15. University of North Carolina at Asheville

    One University Hts, Asheville, North Carolina 28804-8510

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  16. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    103 South Bldg Cb 9100, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. University of North Carolina at Charlotte

    9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28223-0001

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

    2101 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7001

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Pamlico Community College

    5049 Hwy 306 South, Grantsboro, North Carolina 28529

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  20. Pfeiffer University

    48380 Hwy 52n, Misenheimer, North Carolina 28109-0960

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  21. Piedmont Community College

    1715 College Dr, Roxboro, North Carolina 27573

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  22. Pitt Community College

    1986 Pitt Tech Road, Winterville, North Carolina 28590

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  23. Surry Community College

    630 S. Main St., Dobson, North Carolina 27017-8432

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  24. Alamance Community College

    1247 Jimmie Kerr Road, Graham, North Carolina 27253-8000

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  25. Wake Forest University

    1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27106

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  26. Western Piedmont Community College

    1001 Burkemont Ave, Morganton, North Carolina 28655-4511

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  27. Western Carolina University

    Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723-9646

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  28. TechSkills-Charlotte

    4421 Stuart Andrew Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28217

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Engineering Employment

North Carolina 40,260
National 1,704,460

Approximately 2% of the country's engineering professionals work in North Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In North Carolina

38,580 36,480 43,370 42,990 29,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of engineering professionals is shrinking in North Carolina. In North Carolina, 8,700 less engineering professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 23% decline in the field. This is slower than the trend for engineering professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of engineering professionals has shrunk by 23% between 2006 and 2010.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in North Carolina

$62,053 $64,391 $67,497 $69,774 $69,967
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to engineering professionals are growing in North Carolina. The mean salary for engineering professionals in 2006 was $62,053 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $69,967 per year.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$44,309
25th percentile
$53,585
50th percentile
$67,240
75th percentile
$84,073
90th percentile
$101,261

Thus, engineering professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 129% pay differential between the highest paid engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of engineering in North Carolina.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Biomedical Engineering
$83,750
Civil Engineering
$55,643
Computer Engineering
$95,493
Electrical Engineering
$67,900
Engineering
$71,538
Mechanical Engineering
$61,554
Software Engineering
$83,550

In North Carolina, engineering professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina

associate
16
bachelor
48
master
33
doctor
21
Certificate
11
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As the number of engineering professionals is decreasing in North Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 28 accredited engineering schools in North Carolina state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 3,089 engineering graduates from engineering courses in North Carolina and in 2010 there were 2,563 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of engineering school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina by 17%. Most of these graduates, or 37%, earned an bachelor's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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