Idaho contains seven schools that offer electrical engineering programs. Boise State University, the highest-ranking electrical engineering school in ID, has a total student population of 18,933 and is the 448th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 electrical engineering schools in Idaho, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Boise comes out as the most expensive ($22,237/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Electrical Engineering students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 170 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $62,360. Electrical engineers in this state earn $84,410/yr and there are 1,590 employed.
Also, within the electrical engineering schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from electrical engineering, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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