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Engineering at Western Kentucky 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. In addition, we cover how WKU ranks in comparison to other schools with engineering programs.

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Engineering Degrees Available at WKU

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

WKU Engineering Rankings

The bachelor's program at WKU was ranked #290 on College Factual's Best Schools for engineering list. It is also ranked #3 in Kentucky.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Engineering Colleges for Veterans 274
Best Colleges for Engineering 290
Most Popular Colleges for Engineering 291

Popularity of Engineering at WKU

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Western Kentucky University handed out 94 bachelor's degrees in engineering. Due to this, the school was ranked #291 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 21% over the previous year when 78 degrees were handed out.

WKU Engineering Students

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

WKU Engineering Bachelor’s Program

Of the 94 engineering students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2017-2018 from WKU, about 93% were men and 7% were women.

WKU Gender Breakdown of Engineering Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at WKU are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 68% of students fell into this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Engineering Majors at Western Kentucky University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 64
Non-Resident Aliens 27
Other Races 1

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 38
Civil Engineering 30
Electrical Engineering 26

Majors Similar to Engineering

Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering Technologies 192
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 143
Physical Sciences 98
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 91
Computer & Information Sciences 88

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