Alabama contains fourteen schools that offer electrical engineering programs. Tuskegee University, the highest-ranking electrical engineering school in AL, has a total student population of 2,931 and is the 622nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 electrical engineering schools in Alabama, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tuskegee University comes out as the most expensive ($25,035/yr), with Bishop State Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,655/yr.
Electrical Engineering students from Alabama schools who go on to become electrical engineers, electrical technologists, electrical design engineers, electrical controls engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 151,660 people working as electrical engineers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $86,250. Also, Electrical and electronics drafters make on average $54,800 per year and there are about 30,590 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 620 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $50,830. Electrical engineers in this state earn $84,060/yr and there are 3,470 employed.
Also, within the electrical engineering schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from electrical engineering, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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