Richlands has a general population of 4,144 and an overall student population of 7,710. Approximately 3,855 of Richlands's students are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
The largest electrical engineering school in Richlands, by student population, is Southwest Virginia Community College. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Electrical Engineering program at Southwest Virginia Community College.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in electrical engineering in Richlands in 2010. If you decide to attend a electrical engineering school in Richlands, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,638.
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 Richlands.
Many electrical engineering graduates choose to work as electrical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Richlands, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 6,490 electrical engineers in Virginia, 80 were working in the greater Richlands area. By the year 2018, the number of electrical engineers is expected to increase by 6% in Richlands. 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 Richlands is $55,390 per year, which is lower than the average for electrical engineers state-wide.
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