Engineering Diversity

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education ranks the College of Engineering as:

  • No.1 in engineering doctoral degrees awarded to African American students
  • No.1 in engineering undergraduate degrees awarded overall to minorities
  • No.2 in engineering master's degrees awarded to two or more race students
  • No.2 in engineering undergraduate degrees awarded to African American students
  • No.2 in engineering undergraduate degrees awarded to two or more race students
  • No.3 in engineering doctoral degrees awarded overall to minorities
  • No.3 in engineering undergraduate degrees awarded to two or more race students

Faculty Diversity

In the Fall 2018 engineering faculty (sample size of 466):

  • 62.2% of individuals identified as white,
  • 30.5% as Asian,
  • 2.8% as black/African American,
  • 4.1% as Hispanic/Latino, and
  • 0.4% as unknown/other/multiracial.

385 individuals identified as male, 80 female, and 1 other/unspecified. 

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Undergraduate Diversity

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Graduate Diversity

In the Fall 2018 engineering graduate student body (sample size of 5,362), 32.9% of students identified as white males, 8.5% as white females, 32.2% as Asian males, 12.9% as Asian females, 5.0% as Hispanic/Latino males, 1.6% as Hispanic/Latino females, 2.6% as black/African American males, 1.0% as black/African American females, 2.7% as unknown/other/multiracial males, and 0.6% as unknown/other/multiracial females.

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