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Engineering at University of Utah

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more. In addition, we cover how U of U ranks in comparison to other schools with engineering programs.

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Engineering Degrees Available at U of U

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering
  • Doctorate Degree in Engineering

U of U Engineering Rankings

The bachelor's program at U of U was ranked #72 on College Factual's Best Schools for engineering list. It is also ranked #1 in Utah.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Online Engineering Schools 1
Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 45

Popularity of Engineering at U of U

During the 2017-2018 academic year, University of Utah handed out 512 bachelor's degrees in engineering. Due to this, the school was ranked #58 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 2% over the previous year when 520 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 214 students received their master’s degree in engineering from U of U. This makes it the #79 most popular school for engineering master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 78 students received their doctoral degrees in engineering in 2018, making the school the #43 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Engineering Student Diversity at U of U

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the engineering majors at University of Utah.

U of U Engineering Bachelor’s Program

The engineering program at U of U awarded 512 bachelor's degrees in 2017-2018. About 83% of these degrees went to men with the other 17% going to women.

U of U Gender Breakdown of Engineering Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at U of U are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 74% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Utah with a bachelor's in engineering.

Ethnic Diversity of Engineering Majors at University of Utah
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 36
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 34
White 378
Non-Resident Aliens 38
Other Races 21

U of U Engineering Master’s Program

Of the 214 students who graduated with a Master’s in engineering from U of U in 2018, 75% were men and 25% were women.

U of U Gender Breakdown of Engineering Master's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 54% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Utah with a master's in engineering.

Ethnic Diversity of Engineering Majors at University of Utah
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 116
Non-Resident Aliens 70
Other Races 11

Areas of Concentration for Engineering

Engineering students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 250
Electrical Engineering 117
Biomedical Engineering 114
Chemical Engineering 106
Civil Engineering 89
Metallurgical Engineering 26
Computer Engineering 25
Mining Engineering 24
Materials Engineering 23
Petroleum Engineering 15
Nuclear Engineering 7
General Engineering 6
Geoscience Engineering 4

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 549
Physical Sciences 268
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 267
Mathematics & Statistics 120
Architecture & Related Services 69

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