Saint Charles, MO (population: 65,986) has twenty-one electronics schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Washington University in St Louis, the highest ranked school in this group with an electronics program, has a total student population of 13,575. It is the 674th highest ranked school in the USA and the 11th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Electronics students from Saint Charles 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.
Of the 21 electronics schools with a 100-mile radius of Saint Charles, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Louis University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($31,255/yr) for electronics students, with Southwestern Illinois College as the lowest, reported at only $4,238/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Saint Charles|
|Saint Peters||MO||56,697||1||24.7073||15||4.9 miles|
|Maryland Heights||MO||-||1||21.4481||9||7.2 miles|
|Saint Louis||MO||349,763||28||21.7118||925||18.3 miles|
|Jefferson City||MO||41,319||4||29.412||201||91.5 miles|