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ON THE RISE

ON THE RISE

Over the past two academic years, the number of engineering bachelor’s degrees awarded remained close to 73,000. This is the highest total since the mid-1980s. Bachelor’s degrees awarded to women decreased slightly last year to 19.5 percent.

COMPILED BY MICHAEL GIBBONS
Data source: American Society for Engineering Education
Learn more at: www.asee.org/colleges





PERCENTAGE OF ENGINEERING BACHELOR'S DEGREES AWARDED TO WOMEN BY SCHOOL, 2004-05*

SCHOOL
PERCENTAGE*
1. Yale University 40.7%
2. University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
39.4%
3. Tennessee State University
38.6%
4. Morgan State University
36.7%
5. North Carolina A&T State University
36.6%
6. Princeton University
36.4%
7. Alabama A&M University
36.1%
8. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
35.2%
9. Brown University
34.8%
10. Tuskegee University
34.6%
11. California Institute of Technology
32.9%
11. Prairie View A&M University
32.9%
13. University of Rochester
32.1%
14. Southern Methodist University
31.4%
15. Tulane University
30.0%
16. University of Pennsylvania
29.7%
17. Washington University
29.1%
18. University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
28.7%
19. University of Alabama
28.6%
19. William Marsh Rice University
28.6%
21. University of the Pacific 28.5%
22. University of California, Berkeley
28.4%
22. Mercer University
28.4%
24. Wayne State University
28.3%
25. Colorado School of Mines 28.0%

* Minimum of 50 total bachelor’s degrees awarded.


Data source: American Society for Engineering Education
Compiled by Michael Gibbons
Learn more at: www.asee.org/colleges


ENGINEERING BACHELOR'S DEGREES AWARDED TO WOMEN BY SCHOOL, 2004-05

SCHOOL
TOTAL
1. Georgia Institute of Technology
330
2. University of Michigan
285
3. Pennsylvania State University
266
4. North Carolina State University
255
5. Purdue University
228
6. University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
222
7. University of California, Berkeley
221
8. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
209
9. Texas A&M University
208
10. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
205
11. University of Texas at Austin
194
12. University of California, San Diego
193
13. University of Florida
184
14. Cornell University
181
15. Virginia Tech
161
16. Michigan Technological University
157
16. Ohio State University
157
18. Colorado School of Mines
142
19. Arizona State University
140
19. University of California, Los Angeles
140
21. University of California, Davis
134
22. Iowa State University
127
23. California Polytechnic State University
124
23. University of Maryland, College Park
124
25. University of Washington 121

Data source: American Society for Engineering Education
Compiled by Michael Gibbons
Learn more at: www.asee.org/colleges


ENGINEERING BACHELOR'S DEGREES AWARDED BY SCHOOL,
2004-05

SCHOOL
TOTAL
1. Pennsylvania State University 1,396
2. Georgia Institute of Technology 1,372
3. Purdue University 1,261
4. North Carolina State University 1,240
5. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1,198
6. University of Michigan 1,127
7. Virginia Tech 1,098
8. Texas A&M University 1,044
9. Ohio State University 892
10. University of California, San Diego 883
11. University of Florida 882
12. Iowa State University 868
13. University of Texas at Austin 865
14. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 818
15. University of California, Berkeley 776
16. California Polytechnic State University 706
17. Cornell University 688
18. Arizona State University 637
19. University of Wisconsin, Madison 634
20. Michigan Technological University 627
21. University of Washington 624
22. University of California, Los Angeles 615
23. Michigan State University 614
24. University of Central Florida 607
25. University of Maryland, College Park 605

Data source: American Society for Engineering Education
Compiled by Michael Gibbons
Learn more at: www.asee.org/colleges

 

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ENGINEERING BACHELOR’S DEGREES AWARDED BY SCHOOL, 2004-05 ENGINEERING BACHELOR’S DEGREES AWARDED TO WOMEN BY SCHOOL, 2004-05 PERCENTAGE OF ENGINEERING BACHELOR’S DEGREES AWARDED TO WOMEN BY SCHOOL, 2004-05*