Engineering Schools In Virginia

Engineering classes faculty can choose to work at one of 30 accredited engineering schools in Virginia. The trends in Virginia's engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in engineering 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. Central Virginia Community College

    3506 Wards Rd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502-2498

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  2. Christopher Newport University

    1 University Place, Newport News, Virginia 23606

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  3. Danville Community College

    1008 S Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541-4004

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  4. George Mason University

    4400 University Dr, Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Germanna Community College

    2130 Germanna Hwy, Locust Grove, Virginia 22508-2102

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  6. Hampton University

    Hampton, Virginia 23668-0099

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  7. J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

    1651 E Parham Road, Richmond, Virginia 23228-2327

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  8. John Tyler Community College

    13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Chester, Virginia 23831-5316

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  9. Liberty University

    1971 University Blvd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502

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  10. Lord Fairfax Community College

    173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, Virginia 22645

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  11. Norfolk State University

    700 Park Ave, Norfolk, Virginia 23504-8000

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  12. Northern Virginia Community College

    4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd, Annandale, Virginia 22003-3796

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  13. Old Dominion University

    5115 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, Virginia 23529

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  14. Patrick Henry Community College

    645 Patriot Avenue, Martinsville, Virginia 24112

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  15. Piedmont Virginia Community College

    501 College Drive, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902-7589

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  16. Randolph College

    2500 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, Virginia 24503-1555

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  17. Rappahannock Community College

    12745 College Drive, Glenns, Virginia 23149-2616

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  18. Sweet Briar College

    134 Chapel Drive, Sweet Briar, Virginia 24595-9998

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  19. Thomas Nelson Community College

    99 Thomas Nelson Drive, Hampton, Virginia 23666

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  20. Tidewater Community College

    121 College Place, Norfolk, Virginia 23510

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  21. Virginia Highlands Community College

    100 VHCC Drive, Abingdon, Virginia 24212-0828

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  22. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Blacksburg, Virginia 24061-0131

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  23. Virginia Western Community College

    3093 Colonial Ave, Roanoke, Virginia 24015

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  24. Virginia Commonwealth University

    910 W Franklin St, Richmond, Virginia 23284-2512

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  25. University of Virginia-Main Campus

    Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  26. Virginia Military Institute

    Lexington, Virginia 24450-0304

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  27. Virginia State University

    One Hayden Drive, Petersburg, Virginia 23806

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  28. Washington and Lee University

    204 West Washington Street, Lexington, Virginia 24450-2116

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  29. Stratford University

    7777 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, Virginia 22043-2403

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  30. DeVry University-Virginia

    2450 Crystal Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22202-3843

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Engineering Employment

Virginia 76,560
National 1,704,460

Of all of the engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 4% work in Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In Virginia

68,880 69,710 73,040 75,980 46,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Engineering is a shrinking field in Virginia. In 2010 there were 22,060 less engineering professionals working in Virginia than there were in 2006. This represents a 32% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the change in the number of engineering professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of engineering professionals has shrunk by 23% from 2006 to 2010.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Virginia

$71,206 $74,112 $75,923 $74,781 $74,656
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
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 Virginia. In 2006 engineering professionals made a mean salary of $71,206 per year, and in 2010 they made $74,656 per year.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Virginia

10th percentile
$42,212
25th percentile
$54,888
50th percentile
$71,063
75th percentile
$90,209
90th percentile
$103,725

Thus, there was a 5% growth in engineering professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Virginia, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of engineering. The pay differential between the highest paid engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 146%

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Virginia

Biomedical Engineering
$80,960
Civil Engineering
$59,797
Computer Engineering
$100,553
Electrical Engineering
$73,885
Engineering
$76,480
Mechanical Engineering
$72,118
Software Engineering
$99,070

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
19
bachelor
51
master
36
doctor
29
Certificate
7
Total142

As the number of engineering professionals is decreasing in Virginia state, the number of students graduating from the 30 accredited engineering schools in Virginia state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 4,537 engineering graduates from engineering courses in Virginia and in 2010 there were 4,065 graduates.

This represents a 10% decrease in the number of engineering degree or certificate school graduates in Virginia state. 36% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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