If you are interested in pursuing electrical engineering, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 electrical engineering schools in Norfolk, Virginia. With an overall population of 234,403 and a student population of 64,591, approximately 37,440 of Norfolk students attend one of Norfolk's schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Norfolk State University is the largest electrical engineering school in Norfolk, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 9 students graduated from the Electrical Engineering program at Norfolk State University.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in electrical engineering in Norfolk in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,140 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Norfolk electrical engineering schools was an average of $31,199 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a electrical engineering program in Norfolk. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,329 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,394.
After graduating with your credentials in electrical engineering, if you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Norfolk, your job prospects are not very good. There were 6,490 electrical engineers working in Virginia and 1,770 working in the greater Norfolk area in 2010. Norfolk's electrical engineer workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an electrical engineer in Norfolk is $59,350 per year, which is lower than the average for electrical engineers state-wide.
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