Kansas Engineering Schools

Engineering Programs in Kansas
Did You Know?
Kansas's cheapest Engineering Program is located at Allen County Community College, and costs
$2,176 annually.
More students applied to University of Kansas's Engineering Program than any other school in Kansas, with
10,035 total applicants.
Statewide School Information
Engineering Schools in Kansas:
24
Undergraduate Engineering Programs:
24
Graduate Engineering Programs:
6
Schools With On-Campus Housing:
15
Average Classroom Size:
16 Students
Largest Engineering School:
Johnson County Community College
(31,764 Students)

Kansas is an agricultural state that boasts of its high production of wheat, sunflowers and sorghum. Although Wichita is the largest city, Kansas City and the suburb of Overland Park create an equally large metropolitan area.

Because the geography of the Kansas lends itself to wind energy, there are several wind farms throughout the state. One of the best known is the Smoky Hills Wind Farm near Topeka. The state has a goal of getting 20 percent of their energy from wind turbines by 2020. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, this is increasing the need for enviornmental engineeer technicians by 24%.

Some of the larger companies in Kansas that hire engineering professionals include: Sprint Nextel Corp., Spirit Aerosystems, Cessna Aircraft, Hawker Beechcraft, General Motors, AT&T Corporation, United Parcel Service, Black & Veatch, Farmers Insurance, BNSF Railway, Bombardier Aerospace, Garmin International, Honeywell, FedEx, Koch Industries, Century Link, Ericsson, Blue Cross & Blue Shield and Goodyear.

Engineering Education in Kansas

Although Kansas is mainly an agricultural state, it boasts a strong education system with over thirty public universities and colleges and numerous private ones. The University of Kansas School of Engineering offers bachelor, master and doctorate degrees in several fields of engineering. Presently, the school has eight engineering departments, such as aerospace engineering, engineering physics and engineering management.

Kansas State University offers degrees in nine engineering fields and University Of Kansas Main Campus has degrees in twelve fields. Many students take classes through distance learning or online courses as well as attending classes on campus. Aside from the usual civil and mechanical engineering degrees, some of the Kansas schools offer degrees in specialty fields, such as nuclear and water resource engineering.

Outlook for Engineering Jobs in Kansas

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), generally, the predicted job growth rate for engineers will be slow to normal until 2020, when the agency will reassess the market. In spite of this report, there is a steady demand for engineers in the larger cities. Kansas hosts a variety of manufacturers, such as regional and business aircraft makers, farm equipment producers and more.

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Engineering Schools in Kansas
School Information
• Iola
, KS
• Public
Community College
• Rural Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
School Information
• Great Bend
, KS
• Public
Community College
• Rural Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Medium
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
School Information
• Lenexa
, KS
• Private
Community College
• Suburban Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
Electrical Engineering
School Information
• Salina
, KS
• Private
Community College
• Rural Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
Electrical Engineering
School Information
• El Dorado
, KS
• Public
Community College
• Suburban Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Medium
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
Nuclear Engineering
School Information
• Colby
, KS
• Public
Community College
• Rural Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
School Information
• Emporia
, KS
• Public
Community College
• Rural Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
Audio Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
School Information
• Hays
, KS
• Public
College
• Rural Setting
Moderate
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Large
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
56%
43%
Associate
Bachelor
Master
Audio Engineering
School Information
• Garden City
, KS
• Public
Community College
• Rural Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
School Information
• Hutchinson
, KS
• Public
Community College
• Suburban Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Medium
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
Electrical Engineering
School Information
• Independence
, KS
• Public
Community College
• Rural Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
Architectural Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
School Information
• Overland Park
, KS
• Private
College
• Urban Setting
Easy
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
6%
93%
Associate
Bachelor
Electrical Engineering
School Information
• Wichita
, KS
• Private
College
• Urban Setting
Moderate
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
1%
1%
Associate
Bachelor
Electrical Engineering
School Information
• Overland Park
, KS
• Public
Community College
• Urban Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Large
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
Civil Engineering
School Information
• Kansas City
, KS
• Public
Community College
• Urban Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Medium
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
Computer Engineering
School Information
• Manhattan
, KS
• Public
College
• Urban Setting
Easy
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Large
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
49%
50%
Associate
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate
Agricultural Engineering
Architectural Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Automotive Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Audio Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
School Information
• Parsons
, KS
• Public
Community College
• Rural Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
School Information
• Goodland
, KS
• Public
Community College
• Rural Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
Civil Engineering
School Information
• Pittsburg
, KS
• Public
College
• Suburban Setting
Moderate
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Medium
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
49%
50%
Associate
Bachelor
Master
Automotive Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
School Information
• Liberal
, KS
• Public
Community College
• Rural Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
Agricultural Engineering
School Information
• Lawrence
, KS
• Public
College
• Urban Setting
Easy
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Large
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
52%
47%
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate
Aerospace Engineering
Architectural Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Automotive Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
School Information
• Topeka
, KS
• Public
College
• Urban Setting
Easy
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Medium
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
56%
43%
Associate
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate
Automotive Engineering
School Information
• Wichita
, KS
• Public
Community College
• Rural Setting
Difficult
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Small
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
Unknown
Associate
Mechanical Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
School Information
• Wichita
, KS
• Public
College
• Urban Setting
Easy
Admissions
Campus Size
Tuition Price
Online Courses
Large
Student Body
Degree Levels
Programs Offered
51%
48%
Associate
Bachelor
Master
Doctorate
Aerospace Engineering
Computer Engineering
Automotive Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Audio Engineering
Mechanical Engineering