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Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. Also, learn how VCU ranks among other schools offering degrees in engineering.

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Engineering Degrees Available at VCU

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

VCU Engineering Rankings

The bachelor's program at VCU was ranked #222 on College Factual's Best Schools for engineering list. It is also ranked #5 in Virginia.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 202
Best Colleges for Engineering 222
Best Value Colleges for Engineering 293
Most Focused Colleges for Engineering 309

Popularity of Engineering at VCU

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Virginia Commonwealth University handed out 249 bachelor's degrees in engineering. Due to this, the school was ranked #158 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 3% over the previous year when 257 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 27 students received their master’s degree in engineering from VCU. This makes it the #236 most popular school for engineering master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 26 students received their doctoral degrees in engineering in 2018, making the school the #116 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Engineering Student Diversity at VCU

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

VCU Engineering Bachelor’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 249 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in engineering from VCU. About 73% were men and 27% were women.

VCU Gender Breakdown of Engineering Bachelor's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of Engineering Majors at Virginia Commonwealth University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 53
Black or African American 29
Hispanic or Latino 13
White 110
Non-Resident Aliens 34
Other Races 10

VCU Engineering Master’s Program

Of the 27 students who graduated with a Master’s in engineering from VCU in 2018, 74% were men and 26% were women.

VCU Gender Breakdown of Engineering Master's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of Engineering Majors at Virginia Commonwealth University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 11
Non-Resident Aliens 7
Other Races 4

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 109
Biomedical Engineering 59
Electrical Engineering 48
Chemical Engineering 37
General Engineering 26
Computer Engineering 12
Other Engineering 11

Majors Similar to Engineering

Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 524
Computer & Information Sciences 278
Physical Sciences 168
Natural Resources & Conservation 92
Mathematics & Statistics 89

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