Kettering, OH (population: 52,835) has one engineering school within its city limits. National College has a total student population of 553. It is the 4369th highest ranked school in the USA and the 228th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Engineering students from Kettering 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. In fact, in the Dayton area alone, there are 700 employed aerospace engineers earning an average salary of $104,450. Architecture and engineering employees in this area earn $77,200/yr and there are 10,040 employed.
Kettering lies in Greene county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Dayton area has 372,110 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $20.07/hr average worker wage, and a $41,750 average annual salary. Thus, about 26.972 out of every 1000 jobs in Kettering are held by architecture and engineering employees, and 1.870/1000 are held by aerospace engineers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, National College ends up costing a student $13,703/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kettering|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||15.8 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||36.3 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||36.5 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||52.0 miles|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||71.8 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||92.3 miles|