West Virginia contains ten schools that offer electrical engineering programs. West Virginia University Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking electrical engineering school in WV, has a total student population of 1,244 and is the 725th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 electrical engineering schools in West Virginia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest Institute-Cross Lanes comes out as the most expensive ($22,584/yr), with Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $1,483/yr.
Electrical Engineering students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 160 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $42,610. Electrical engineers in this state earn $80,660/yr and there are 380 employed.
Also, within the electrical engineering schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from electrical engineering, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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