Rhode Island contains four schools that offer electronics programs. Johnson & Wales University, the highest-ranking electronics school in RI, has a total student population of 10,709 and is the 2198th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 electronics schools in Rhode Island, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New England Institute of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($25,107/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Electronics students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 460 employed electrical and electronic engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $57,460. Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers in this state earn $30,610/yr and there are 770 employed.
Also, within the electronics schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from electronics, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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