Boise City, ID (population: 210,099) has four engineering schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Boise State University, the highest ranked school in this group with an engineering program, has a total student population of 18,933. It is the 448th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Idaho (#1 is University of Idaho). To learn more about engineering programs in Boise City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of engineering professors at Boise State University such as Donald Parks.
Engineering students from Boise City schools who go on to become engineers, audio engineers, aerospace engineers, automotive engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,412,730 people working as architecture and engineering employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $73,590. Also, Aerospace engineers make on average $96,270 per year and there are about 70,570 of them employed in the US today.
Boise City lies in Ada county, which is one of the 33 counties in Idaho. Overall, the Boise City-Nampa area has 264,010 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,600 average annual salary.
Of the 4 engineering schools with a 100-mile radius of Boise City, only 1 has 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) for engineering students, with Treasure Valley Community College as the lowest, reported at only $7,355/yr.