Popular STEM Degree Courses in USA

By Subhashri Roy Updated On - Mar 01, 2022 04:28 PM

Planning on pursuing a STEM degree in the US? While US is the top country to study STEM courses, picking the right STEM field can be tricky. Here are the top 10 STEM fields in the US along with the universities offering courses in those fields.

According to the 2020 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, close to 52% of international students in the US pursued majors in STEM fields. With a growing global demand for STEM graduates not only in the US but all around the world, more and more international students have been leaning towards pursuing STEM fields. 

Apart from a nice paycheck, STEM graduates are offered great opportunities in research and technological innovation and are also given the opportunity to work on cutting edge fields such as medicine, robotics, petroleum, microbiology, environmental science. Texas A&M University, Louisiana State University, Georgia Institute of TechnologyUniversity of Kansas, University of Dayton are some of the leading higher education institutions in the US that offer STEM degree courses. 

STEM, an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, equips students with skills and knowledge aimed at making them more employable and industry-ready. In this article, we will discuss the top 10 STEM degree courses in the United States along with the universities that offer them.

Our experts have helped numerous students to get admitted to their desired US colleges for STEM courses. Take some time to Consult Them and understand the whole procedure and best way to initiate the same.

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Popular STEM Courses in the USA  

There are more than 300 Science, Engineering, Technology and Math (STEM) courses which are offered in the United States from which only the best STEM courses could make it to the list provided below:

Name of STEM Course Average Salary Projected Job Growth Rate (10 years)
Civil Engineering USD 87,060/- per annum 6%
Biochemistry USD 1,05,940/- per annum 4.90%
Forest Engineering USD 1,46,219/- per annum 5.50%
Surveying Engineering USD 66,440/- per annum 1.90%
Geographic Information Science & Cartography USD 65,470/- per annum 15.50%
Statistics USD 1,14,000/- per annum 22.50%
Mining and Mineral Engineering USD 98,420/- per annum 5.50%
Computer Software Engineering USD 1,11,620/- per annum 0.80%
Palaeontology USD 1,05,830/- per annum 13.90%
Computer Science USD 1,11,780/- per annum 10.80%
Mathematics USD 1,04,870/- per annum 5.60%
Network and System Administration USD 87,070/- per annum 0.80%
Zoology USD 67,760/- per annum 2.30%
Plant Sciences USD 70,630/- per annum 4.70%
Physics USD 1,22,220/- per annum 9%
Petroleum Technology USD 1,37,720/- per annum 3%
Ocean Engineering USD 98,970/- per annum 6.40%
Nutritional Sciences USD 61,270/- per annum 11%
Nuclear Physics USD 79.970/- per annum 6.70%
Meteorology USD 95,380/- per annum 8%
Mechanical Engineering USD 93,540/- per annum 1.30%
Geology USD 92,040/- per annum 6%
Forensic Science & Technology USD 62,490/- per annum 1.70%
Chemical Engineering USD 1,14,470/- per annum 2.90%
Astronomy USD 1,11,090/- per annum 11.40%
Agriculture Engineering USD 79,090/- per annum 7.80%

Popular US Universities Offering STEM Courses

Check the list of popular universities in the US offering STEM courses

Florida 

Texas

California  

University of Central Florida

Texas Southern University

California State University

Florida Institute of Technology

University of Texas at Dallas

University of California-  Berkeley

Florida State University

University of North Texas

California Institute of Technology

Florida Atlantic University

Texas State University

 University of California- East Bay

University of Miami

Trinity Valley Community College

Stanford University

University of South Florida

Texas Christian University

San Diego State University

Florida International University

Baylor University

San Jose State University

Florida A&M University

University of Texas at Austin

University of California, Riverside

Nova Southeastern University

University of Texas at San Antonio

University of California, Davis 

Florida Atlantic University

University of Texas at Brownsville

University of California, Los Angeles

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Eligibility to Pursue STEM Courses in the USA

Common Requirements to Pursue STEM Courses in USA

In order to be considered to pursue any STEM Degree course at the universities in the USA, as an international student you need to satisfy the following:

  • Eligibility Criteria

  • Documentation Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

Common eligibility criteria for international students applying for STEM degree courses in the USA are as follows:

  • Have a 3 or 4-year Bachelor’s degree in related STEM subjects to pursue Masters.

  • Complete secondary education with required GPA (3.5-4.0) in STEM-related subjects.

  • English Proficiency Test Score submission if not from a country with English as the native language. Accepted tests are IELTS, TOEFL, PTE and Duolingo English Test.

  • Submit GRE (295-320) scores as required by the university.

  • Possess a valid US F-1 Visa.

  • Possess a valid passport.

  • Make a proper and complete application.

Documentation Criteria

In order to make a complete and proper STEM application, you shall require the following documents on a common basis:

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