With an overall population of 360,890 and a student population of 30,513, approximately 13,572 of Colorado Springs students attend one of Colorado Springs's schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Pikes Peak Community College is the largest electrical engineering school in Colorado Springs, based on student population. In 2010, Pikes Peak Community College graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in electrical engineering.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in electrical engineering in Colorado Springs in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,596 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,749 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a electrical engineering program in Colorado Springs.
After graduating with your credentials in electrical engineering, if you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Colorado Springs, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,590 electrical engineers in Colorado, 670 were working in the greater Colorado Springs area. The number of electrical engineers in Colorado Springs is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an electrical engineer in Colorado Springs is $80,020 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for electrical engineers.