Virginia contains thirteen schools that offer industrial engineering programs. George Mason University, the highest-ranking industrial engineering school in VA, has a total student population of 32,067 and is the 898th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 industrial engineering schools in Virginia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, George Mason University comes out as the most expensive ($10,384/yr), with New River Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,925/yr.
Industrial Engineering students from Virginia schools who go on to become industrial engineers, aerospace engineers, aviation engineers, industrial engineering technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 65,460 people working as industrial engineering technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,030. Also, Industrial engineers make on average $77,090 per year and there are about 209,300 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Virginia alone, there are 5,760 employed industrial engineers earning an average yearly salary of $81,300. Industrial engineering technicians in this state earn $46,210/yr and there are 1,300 employed.
Also, within the industrial engineering schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from industrial engineering, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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