Baton Rouge, LA (population: 221,091) has five engineering schools within its city limits. ITI Technical College, the highest ranked school in the city with an engineering program, has a total student population of 141. It is the 2896th highest ranked school in the USA and the 46th highest in the state of Louisiana (#1 is Tulane University of Louisiana).
Engineering students from Baton Rouge 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.
Baton Rouge lies in East Baton Rouge county, which is one of the 46 counties in Louisiana. Overall, the Baton Rouge area has 365,170 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $18.35/hr average worker wage, and a $38,170 average annual salary.
Of the 5 engineering schools in Baton Rouge, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITI Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($31,768/yr) for engineering students, with Baton Rouge Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,616/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Baton Rouge|
|Morgan City||LA||-||1||15.3517||26||52.1 miles|
|New Orleans||LA||206,720||16||21.1636||643||76.4 miles|
|Alcorn State||MS||-||1||24.4923||50||98.8 miles|