Nelsonville has a total population of 5,230 and a student population of 6,466. Of these students, 6,340 are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Hocking College is the largest electrical engineering school in Nelsonville, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Electrical Engineering program at Hocking College.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with an electrical engineering degree from one of Nelsonville's electrical engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,958 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Nelsonville electrical engineering schools was an average of $16,627 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a electrical engineering program in Nelsonville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,030 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,019.
Many electrical engineering graduates choose to work as electrical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Nelsonville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 57 electrical engineers in Ohio were working in the greater Nelsonville area. Nelsonville's electrical engineer workforce is projected to decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an electrical engineer in Nelsonville is $69,760 per year, which is lower than the average for electrical engineers state-wide.