Colorado contains eleven schools that offer electrical engineering programs. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, the highest-ranking electrical engineering school in CO, has a total student population of 9,733 and is the 426th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 electrical engineering schools in Colorado, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Thornton comes out as the most expensive ($22,677/yr), with Arapahoe Community College as the lowest recorded at only $9,279/yr.
Electrical Engineering students from Colorado 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 Colorado alone, there are 540 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $54,800. Electrical engineers in this state earn $82,590/yr and there are 3,720 employed.
Also, within the electrical engineering schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from electrical engineering, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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