Houston, Texas has 3 electrical engineering schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in electrical engineering. With an overall population of 1,953,631 and a student population of 156,252, approximately 47,045 of Houston students attend one of Houston's schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
University of Houston is the largest electrical engineering school in Houston, based on student population. In 2010, University of Houston graduated approximately 30 students from its electrical engineering program.
In 2010, 58 students graduated with an electrical engineering degree in Houston. Tuition in 2009 at Houston's electrical engineering schools was $19,951 per year for instate students and $27,430 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,221 for electrical engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,955 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $14,958.
Many electrical engineering graduates choose to work as electrical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Houston, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 15,670 electrical engineers in Texas. Of these electrical engineers, 3,970 were working in the greater Houston area. Houston's electrical engineer workforce is projected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an electrical engineer in Houston is $59,140 per year, which is higher than the average for electrical engineers state-wide.
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