Murfreesboro has a total population of 68,816 and a student population of 25,929. Of these students, 25,188 are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Middle Tennessee State University is the largest electrical engineering school in Murfreesboro, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Electrical Engineering program at Middle Tennessee State University.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with an electrical engineering degree in Murfreesboro. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,878 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Murfreesboro electrical engineering schools was an average of $28,806 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a electrical engineering program in Murfreesboro. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,754 per year, on average, for room and board at Murfreesboro-based electrical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,124.
If you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Murfreesboro, your job prospects are not very good. There were 2,080 electrical engineers working in Tennessee and 580 working in the greater Murfreesboro area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of electrical engineers is expected to decrease by -6% in Murfreesboro. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
As an electrical engineer in Murfreesboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,690 per year. This is higher than the average salary for electrical engineers in the state.