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Bachelor of Engineering Degrees
Looking to study engineering in the USA? Talk to a Shorelight advisor about top-ranked universities & engineering degrees for international students.
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Engineering is a subset of technology and science that focuses on the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems. From studying the latest advancements in 3D printing technology to exploring the aerodynamic design behind today’s fastest jets, you can explore many types of engineering fields in various engineering degree programs at US universities. With an engineering degree, you will have fast-growing career opportunities for the future.

Principal areas of study in engineering include chemical engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer engineering, environmental engineering, biomedical engineering, nuclear engineering, aerospace engineering, and industrial engineering.

projected new jobs by 2026
1.6 million
engineers in the USA
median annual salary (2016)

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Bachelor of Engineering Degree FAQs

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    Where can I study engineering in the US?

    There are many engineering universities in USA for international students. International students can study at top-ranked US universities like Auburn University, Cleveland State University, Louisiana State University, University of Central Florida, University of Dayton, University of Illinois Chicago, University of Kansas, University of the Pacific, and the University of South Carolina.

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    What undergraduate engineering courses do colleges offer international students?

    Bachelor of engineering USA courses offered by engineering colleges include aerospace/aeronautical engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, electrical/electronic engineering, mechanical engineering, and engineering management. International students applying to engineering courses at Shorelight partner universities will benefit from exclusive support services such as dedicated guidance from an advisor, workshops, English language help, and more. To learn more, please visit academic support for international students.

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    What requirements are needed to study undergraduate engineering in the US?

    Typically, the entry requirements to apply for a BS engineering USA degree include a high school diploma or equivalent with a sufficient GPA, SAT or ACT scores, and English language proficiency. However, some universities may have additional requirements.

    If you want to study for a master’s degree in engineering, students are required to have completed a four-year bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study, and have received a suitable GRE score. These requirements may vary depending on the university you attend. When applying for an engineering degree program, Shorelight enrollment counselors will help you with dedicated application assistance, streamlined application process, English test scores, and more. Please visit international college application support for more information.

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    How many years does it take to earn a bachelor of engineering degree in the US?

    Typically, a bachelor of engineering USA may take four years to complete and a master’s degree in engineering usually requires one or two years. However, the duration may vary depending on the degree program and the university you attend. Learn more about many bachelor’s and master’s degree programs options to choose from by visiting undergraduate degree programs or graduate engineering programs.

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    What can you do with a bachelor of engineering degree?

    Bachelor of engineering USA graduates have a broad range of career options. This includes jobs in other industries such as finance and IT. Some in-demand engineering careers include:

    • Aerospace engineer

    • Automation and robotics engineer

    • Alternative energy engineer

    • Biomedical engineer

    • Chemical engineer

    • Civil engineer

    • Electrical engineer

    • Mining engineer

    • Petroleum engineer

    • Project engineer

Please refer to international student advisory services for more information.