Engineering in North Dakota

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Schools Offering Engineering Programs in North Dakota


Approximately 0.8% of graduates in of North Dakota receive engineering degrees every year. Thus, North Dakota's 5 engineering schools put out approximately 147 engineers each year.

Top Schools

University of Mary, which is located in Bismarck, is the top-ranked school in North Dakota that has a engineering program. It received a ranking of 44th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 1 students graduated from University of Mary's engineering program. University of Mary charged in-state students $13,024 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in North Dakota that has a engineering program is University of North Dakota. University of North Dakota, which was ranked 67th in the country in 2010, is located in Grand Forks. In 2010, 139 students graduated from University of North Dakota engineering program. Tuition at University of North Dakota was $6,934 per year.

The third-ranked school in North Dakota with a engineering program is North Dakota State College of Science, which is located in Wahpeton. In 2010, it was ranked 77th nationwide. The tuition rate at North Dakota State College of Science was $4,173 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a North Dakota engineering school, average tuition will be $6,269 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,356 per year to $13,024 per year. The North Dakota engineering schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Mary - located in Bismarck, students are charged $13,024 per year
  2. University of North Dakota - located in Grand Forks, students are charged $6,934 per year
  3. North Dakota State College of Science - located in Wahpeton, students are charged $4,173 per year

The engineering schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in North Dakota were:

  1. Bismarck State College - located in Bismarck, students are charged $3,356 per year
  2. Dakota College at Bottineau - located in Bottineau, students are charged $3,856 per year
  3. North Dakota State College of Science - located in Wahpeton, students are charged $4,173 per year

An engineering degree from a North Dakota school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs engineering graduates in North Dakota pursue include agricultural engineer, transportation engineer, industrial safety engineer, automotive engineer, and mining engineer. If you decide to work as an engineer in North Dakota, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 2,850 North Dakota engineer as of 2010. This number includes 260 engineering managers, 50 agricultural engineers, and 910 transportation engineers. The largest populations of North Dakota engineer are working in the following counties:

  1. Clay County - 970 engineers
  2. Burleigh County - 710 engineers
  3. Barnes County - 240 engineers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of engineers is expected to grow by 18% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,860 engineers working in North Dakota then. Of these 2,860 engineers, the government predicts that 360 will be engineering managers, an unknown number will be agricultural engineers, and 830 will be transportation engineers.

Salary

engineers in North Dakota earn $63,864 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. Engineer in North Dakota had varying salaries from $27,980 to $136,900 per year in 2010. The following counties in North Dakota have the highest average salaries for engineers:

  1. Burleigh County - $65,108 per year
  2. Clay County - $64,978 per year
  3. Adams County - $63,890 per year

Engineers in the following counties in North Dakota make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Polk County - $53,500 per year
  2. Barnes County - $57,525 per year
  3. Bottineau County - $58,135 per year

On average, the highest paid engineers in North Dakota were:

  1. Engineering Manager - $96,640 per year
  2. Mining Engineer - $82,800 per year
  3. Engineering Teacher - $78,640 per year

On average, the lowest paid engineers in North Dakota were:

  1. Mechanical Engineering Technician - $44,270 per year
  2. Civil Engineering Technician - $42,440 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in engineering in North Dakota and to compare salaries with various related fields such as mechanical engineering or civil engineering, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Engineering in North Dakota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering in North Dakota
  • Master's Degree in Engineering in North Dakota
  • Doctoral Degree in Engineering in North Dakota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,552 miles from location University of North Dakota Grand Forks ND 33.3542 63% 13,172
6,735 miles from location Bismarck State College Bismarck ND 15.497 n/a 4,022
6,733 miles from location University of Mary Bismarck ND 56.2951 43% 2,979
6,540 miles from location North Dakota State College of Science Wahpeton ND 22.9555 n/a 2,650
6,699 miles from location Dakota College at Bottineau Bottineau ND 19.0805 n/a 746
 

Curious what studying Engineering gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in North Dakota

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers + n/a $82,800
2
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other + n/a $49,300
3
Civil Engineers + 910 $67,930 62.5%
4
Civil Engineering Technicians + 460 $42,440 35.3%
5
Mechanical Engineers + 360 $68,530 -12.2%
6
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians + 300 $56,830 15.4%
7
Architectural and Engineering Managers + 260 $96,640 -21.2%
8
Industrial Engineering Technicians + 140 $48,330 7.7%
9
Engineers, All Other + 100 $67,240 0.0%
10
Mechanical Engineering Technicians + 90 $44,270
11
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary + 90 $78,640 -25.0%
12
Environmental Engineering Technicians + 60 $49,840 100.0%
13
Agricultural Engineers + 50 $68,210 -16.7%
14
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors + 30 $73,090
 

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