Columbus, OH (population: 768,662) has five engineering schools within its city limits. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with an engineering program, has a total student population of 55,014. It is the 33rd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Ohio. To learn more about engineering programs in Columbus, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of engineering professors at Ohio State University such as Igor Adamovic, Hojjat Adeli, Mustafa Al Homsi, Ted Allen, Betty Lise Anderson, and Peter Anderson.
Engineering students from Columbus 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.
Columbus lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary.
Of the 5 engineering schools in Columbus, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Columbus comes out as the most expensive ($20,530/yr) for engineering students, with Columbus State Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,330/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbus|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||13.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||46.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||49.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||72.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||83.4 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||85.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||88.6 miles|