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2023 Engineering Science Students

There are about 7,129 students enrolled in Engineering Science in the USA.

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College can be an extremely formative period of one's life; it is a time for individual progress and maturation. Pupils begin to ascertain who they wish to become and learn many of the required skills to become a successful adult. But learning goes far beyond a classroom - the campus dialogue, the nugget of wisdom learned from an old instructor, the exposure to a different position. Therefore, attending a diverse college tremendously enriches what one gains from the time spent at college.

Engineering Science is a more popular major for students of color than white students. 46% of the nation's Engineering Science majors are white students, followed by students of other races**(19%), latino students (15%), and asian students (14%). The most ethnically diverse college* in the top 100 is Arizona State University-Polytechnic located in Mesa, AZ.

Secondly, Engineering Science significatly skews male, with 68% of students majoring in Engineering Science identifying as men. Principia College in Elsah, IL has the most gender balanced student body in the top 100.

Another important type of diversity is financial diversity. Unfortunately, Engineering Science ranks in the bottom 36% of focuses financial diversity. 31% of its majors come from families with $110,000 plus annual incomes, 16% are from families that bring in between $48,000 and $75,000 a year, and 23% grew up in homes with a sub $30,000 yearly income. Muskingum University has the most economically diverse students in the top 100.

Considering each type of diversity, overall AZ is the most diverse state for Engineering Science. The Far West is the most diverse region, and the Pacific-12 Conference 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: 14%

  • Black: 6%

  • Latino: 15%

  • White: 46%

  • Other: 19%

    Gender Diversity
  • Male: 68%

  • Female: 32%

    Socioeconomic Diversity (By Household Income)
  • Under 30k: 23%

  • 30k - 48k: 15%

  • 48k - 75k: 16%

  • 75k - 110k: 14%

  • Over 110k: 31%

    Geographic Diversity
  • In State: 65%

  • Out of State: 27%

  • International: 8%

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