Oregon contains thirteen schools that offer electrical engineering programs. University of Portland, the highest-ranking electrical engineering school in OR, has a total student population of 3,706 and is the 1386th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 electrical engineering schools in Oregon, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Portland comes out as the most expensive ($26,906/yr), with Clackamas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,722/yr.
Electrical Engineering students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 330 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $49,880. Electrical engineers in this state earn $89,480/yr and there are 1,560 employed.
Also, within the electrical engineering schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from electrical engineering, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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