Newport has a total population of 17,048 and a student population of 15,498. Of these students, 15,378 are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Of the 1 electrical engineering schools in Newport, the largest electrical engineering school, by student population, is Northern Kentucky University. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Electrical Engineering program at Northern Kentucky University.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in electrical engineering from electrical engineering schools in Newport in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Newport's electrical engineering schools was $17,509 per year for instate students and $23,509 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for electrical engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Newport-based electrical engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $6,455 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,054.
After graduating with your credentials in electrical engineering, if you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Newport, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,080 electrical engineers in Kentucky. Of these electrical engineers, 950 were working in the greater Newport area. Newport's electrical engineer workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an electrical engineer in Newport is $77,190 per year, which is higher than the average for electrical engineers state-wide.
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