With an overall population of 8,005 and a student population of 3,553, approximately 3,553 of Fort Valley students attend one of Fort Valley's schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Of the 1 electrical engineering schools in Fort Valley, the largest electrical engineering school, by student population, is Fort Valley State University. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Fort Valley State University with credentials in electrical engineering.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in electrical engineering from electrical engineering schools in Fort Valley in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,890 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Fort Valley electrical engineering schools was an average of $29,504 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,250 for electrical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Fort Valley-based electrical engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $6,728 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in electrical engineering, if you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Fort Valley, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,380 electrical engineers in Georgia, 60 were working in the greater Fort Valley area. The government projects that the number of electrical engineers in Fort Valley will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
As an electrical engineer in Fort Valley, you can expect to make an average salary of $68,970 per year. This is higher than the average salary for electrical engineers in the state.