Lexington has a total population of 260,512 and a student population of 45,371. Of these students, 13,373 are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Of the 1 electrical engineering schools in Lexington, the largest electrical engineering school, by student population, is Bluegrass Community and Technical College. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Electrical Engineering program at Bluegrass Community and Technical College.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in electrical engineering in Lexington in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,080 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a electrical engineering program in Lexington.
Many electrical engineering graduates choose to work as electrical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lexington, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 electrical engineers in Kentucky were working in the greater Lexington area. By the year 2018, the number of electrical engineers is expected to decrease by -1% in Lexington. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an electrical engineer in Lexington is $68,230 per year, which is higher than the average for electrical engineers state-wide.