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2023 Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering Students

There are about 14,792 students enrolled in Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering in the USA.

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College can be an extremely influential time of one's life; it is a time for individual progress and maturation. Pupils continue to realize their purpose and build many of the required skills to be a successful adult. But growth also happens outside the classroom - the campus dialogue, the wild anecdote gained from a tenured professor, the exposure to a different frame of mind. Therefore, finding a diverse college tremendously enriches what one gains from the time at college.

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering is a slightly more racially diverse major than average*. 59% of the US' Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering majors are white students, followed by students of other races**(16%), latino students (12%), and asian students (10%). The most racially diverse college* in the top 100 is San Jose State University&nbspin San Jose, CA.

Furthermore, Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering is the the 13th most male dominated subject, with 86% of students identify as men. The most gender balanced school in the top 100 is Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA.

Another important type of diversity is socioeconomic diversity. Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering is more fiscally diverse than 71% of focuses. 28% of its students come from households with $110,000 plus annual incomes, 16% are from homes that make between $30,000 and $48,000 a year, and 26% grew up in households with a sub $30,000 yearly income. University of Alabama in Huntsville has the most socioeconomically diverse students in the top 100.

Considering each type of diversity, overall CA is the most diverse state for Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. The Far West is the most diverse region, and the California Collegiate Athletic Association is the most diverse conference.

* diversity calculations and comparisons are based on Simpson's Diversity Index
** other races is used to refer to non asian, black, latino, or white

Diversity Statistics

Racial Diversity
  • Asian: 10%

  • Black: 2%

  • Latino: 12%

  • White: 59%

  • Other: 16%

    Gender Diversity
  • Male: 86%

  • Female: 14%

    Socioeconomic Diversity (By Household Income)
  • Under 30k: 26%

  • 30k - 48k: 16%

  • 48k - 75k: 16%

  • 75k - 110k: 15%

  • Over 110k: 28%

    Geographic Diversity
  • In State: 69%

  • Out of State: 24%

  • International: 6%

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