Brooklyn Center, MN has twelve electrical engineering schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of St Thomas, the highest ranked school in this group with an electrical engineering program, has a total student population of 10,851. It is the 1218th highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Minnesota (#1 is University of Minnesota-Twin Cities). To learn more about electrical engineering programs in Brooklyn Center, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of electrical engineering professors at University of St Thomas such as John Abraham, Ronald Bennett, Sara Braziller, Ranjan Chakravarty, Ben Fok, and Camille George.
Electrical Engineering students from Brooklyn Center 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 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington-WI area alone, there are 410 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average salary of $53,640. Electrical engineers in this area earn $86,250/yr and there are 3,230 employed.
Brooklyn Center lies in Hennepin county, which is one of the 61 counties in Minnesota. Overall, the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington-WI area has 1,729,750 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.4% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.867 out of every 1000 jobs in Brooklyn Center are held by electrical engineers, and 0.236/1000 are held by electrical and electronics drafters.
Of the 12 electrical engineering schools with a 100-mile radius of Brooklyn Center, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of St Thomas comes out as the most expensive ($25,679/yr) for electrical engineering students, with Saint Cloud Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $7,116/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Brooklyn Center|
|Brooklyn Park||MN||72,758||3||8.3746||127||2.5 miles|
|Maple Grove||MN||63,633||0||-||0||6.6 miles|
|Saint Louis Park||MN||46,353||2||11.1178||24||8.8 miles|
|St Louis Park||MN||-||1||8.81324||12||8.9 miles|
|Saint Paul||MN||281,501||17||26.5648||744||14.3 miles|
|White Bear Lake||MN||-||1||10.7099||66||15.8 miles|
|Mendota Heights||MN||-||2||22.3643||19||16.4 miles|
|Eden Prairie||MN||62,379||2||4.18307||19||16.8 miles|
|Inver Grove Heights||MN||-||1||10.5306||43||21.2 miles|
|Lake Elmo||MN||-||1||0.0||0||22.8 miles|
|Saint Cloud||MN||67,771||3||25.374||204||52.3 miles|
|Pine City||MN||-||1||14.515||24||55.3 miles|
|Saint Peter||MN||-||1||36.7798||76||61.0 miles|
|North Mankato||MN||-||1||14.452||54||71.4 miles|
|Eau Claire||WI||66,106||3||29.3261||160||91.9 miles|