Farmingdale has a total population of 8,399 and a student population of 6,988. Of these students, 6,988 are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Of the 1 electrical engineering schools in Farmingdale, the largest electrical engineering school, by student population, is Farmingdale State College. In 2010, Farmingdale State College graduated approximately 34 students from its electrical engineering program.
In 2010, 34 students graduated with an electrical engineering degree from one of Farmingdale's electrical engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,968 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Farmingdale electrical engineering schools was an average of $27,868 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,245 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a electrical engineering program in Farmingdale. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,090 per year, on average, for room and board at Farmingdale-based electrical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,530.
If you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Farmingdale, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 electrical engineers in New York were working in the greater Farmingdale area. By the year 2018, the number of electrical engineers is expected to decrease by -11% in Farmingdale. 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 Farmingdale is $59,810 per year, which is lower than the average for electrical engineers state-wide.