Idaho contains eight schools that offer electronics programs. University of Idaho, the highest-ranking electronics school in ID, has a total student population of 11,957 and is the 243rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 electronics schools in Idaho, only 4 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.
Electronics students from Idaho schools who go on to become electronic workers, electricians, electronic technologists, electronics engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 193,570 people working as electrical and electronic equipment assemblers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $30,690. Also, Electrical and electronic engineering technicians make on average $55,410 per year and there are about 154,050 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Idaho alone, there are 1,120 employed electrical and electronic engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $59,520. Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers in this state earn $25,260/yr and there are 790 employed.
Also, within the electronics schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from electronics, 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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