Florida contains nine schools that offer aerospace engineering programs. University of Miami, the highest-ranking aerospace engineering school in FL, has a total student population of 15,629 and is the 69th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 aerospace engineering schools in Florida, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach comes out as the most expensive ($32,229/yr), with Brevard Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,563/yr.
Aerospace Engineering students from Florida schools who go on to become aerospace engineers, engineers, aviation engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 70,570 people working as aerospace engineers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $96,270. Also, Aerospace engineering and operations technicians make on average $59,820 per year and there are about 7,940 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Florida alone, there are 260 employed aerospace engineering and operations technicians earning an average yearly salary of $54,610. Aerospace engineers in this state earn $88,230/yr and there are 4,040 employed.
Also, within the aerospace engineering schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from aerospace engineering, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
Florida Interesting Facts