With an overall population of 711,470 and a student population of 105,218, approximately 28,539 of Columbus students attend one of Columbus's schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Columbus State Community College is the largest electrical engineering school in Columbus, based on student population. In 2010, Columbus State Community College graduated approximately 47 students with credentials in electrical engineering.
In 2010, 57 students graduated with an electrical engineering certificate in Columbus. If you decide to attend a electrical engineering school in Columbus, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,916.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,520 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a electrical engineering program in Columbus.
Many electrical engineering graduates choose to work as electrical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Columbus, your job prospects are not very good. There were 4,950 electrical engineers working in Ohio and 990 working in the greater Columbus area in 2010. The government projects that the number of electrical engineers in Columbus will decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
As an electrical engineer in Columbus, you can expect to make an average salary of $69,780 per year. This is lower than the average salary for electrical engineers in the state.