La Plata has a general population of 6,551 and an overall student population of 8,810. Approximately 8,810 of La Plata's students are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Of the 1 electrical engineering schools in La Plata, the largest electrical engineering school, by student population, is College of Southern Maryland. In 2010, approximately 16 students graduated from the Electrical Engineering program at College of Southern Maryland.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with an electrical engineering certificate in La Plata. In 2009 tuition at electrical engineering schools in La Plata was $2,952 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for electrical engineering related books and supplies every year.
Many electrical engineering graduates choose to work as electrical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in La Plata, your job prospects are not very good. There were 3,910 electrical engineers working in Maryland and 3,800 working in the greater La Plata area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of electrical engineers is expected to increase by 3% in La Plata. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
As an electrical engineer in La Plata, you can expect to make an average salary of $95,890 per year. This is higher than the average salary for electrical engineers in the state.