West Virginia contains thirteen schools that offer electronics programs. West Virginia University Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking electronics school in WV, has a total student population of 1,244 and is the 725th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 electronics schools in West Virginia, only 1 has 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.
Electronics students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 560 employed electrical and electronic engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $54,470. Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers in this state earn $27,740/yr and there are 660 employed.
Also, within the electronics schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from electronics, 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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