Virginia Beach, VA (population: 439,564) has one engineering school within its city limits. ECPI College of Technology has a total student population of 12,194. It is the 2887th highest ranked school in the USA and the 53rd highest in the state of Virginia (#1 is Washington and Lee University). To learn more about engineering programs in Virginia Beach, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of engineering professors at ECPI College of Technology such as Jeevan D'Souza, and Michael O'Brien.
Engineering students from Virginia Beach 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 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area alone, there are 720 employed aerospace engineers earning an average salary of $108,760. Architecture and engineering employees in this area earn $69,930/yr and there are 21,860 employed.
Virginia Beach lies in Virginia Beach county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area has 735,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $19.28/hr average worker wage, and a $40,100 average annual salary. Thus, about 29.723 out of every 1000 jobs in Virginia Beach are held by architecture and engineering employees, and 0.976/1000 are held by aerospace engineers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ECPI College of Technology ends up costing a student $13,376/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Virginia Beach|
|Newport News||VA||182,057||4||29.3064||58||35.1 miles|
|Highland Springs||VA||-||1||3.25189||0||90.3 miles|