Electrical Engineering in Connecticut

The Top 3 Online Schools: Get Free Info

  • Walden University Btn_top_more_info
  • Capella University Btn_top_more_info
  • American Intercontinental University Btn_top_more_info
Ad_cliff_notes Ad_open_courseware Never-leave-home

There are schools offering electrical engineering degrees in Connecticut!

You may want to consider online colleges as well!
Great programs and courses just at the click of your finger!
 

Schools Offering Electrical Engineering Programs in Connecticut


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Connecticut graduates receive degrees in electrical engineering. Thus, Connecticut's 6 electrical engineering schools put out approximately 46 electrical engineers each year.

Top Schools

University of Hartford, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Connecticut that has a electrical engineering program. It is located in W Hartford. 23 students graduated with a degree in electrical engineering from University of Hartford in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Hartford was $29,852 per year.

The second-ranked school in Connecticut with a electrical engineering program is Three Rivers Community College, which is located in Norwich. In 2010, it was ranked 91st nationwide. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Three Rivers Community College electrical engineering program. Three Rivers Community College charged in-state students $3,386 in tuition fees per year.

Gateway Community College, which was ranked 91st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Connecticut that has a electrical engineering program. It is located in New Haven. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Gateway Community College electrical engineering program. Students at Gateway Community College paid $3,406 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Connecticut's electrical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $7,810 per year, though tuition can range from $29,852 per year to $3,386 per year. In 2010, the following Connecticut electrical engineering schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Hartford - located in W Hartford, students are charged $29,852 per year
  2. Capital Community College - located in Hartford, students are charged $3,406 per year
  3. Naugatuck Valley Community College - located in Waterbury, students are charged $3,406 per year

The following Connecticut electrical engineering schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Three Rivers Community College - located in Norwich, students are charged $3,386 per year
  2. Capital Community College - located in Hartford, students are charged $3,406 per year
  3. Naugatuck Valley Community College - located in Waterbury, students are charged $3,406 per year

An electrical engineering degree from a Connecticut school... what next?

A large number of Connecticut electrical engineering graduates become electrical engineers. 1,710 electrical engineers were working in Connecticut in 2010. The Connecticut counties with the largest populations of electrical engineers are:

  1. Fairfield County - 770 electrical engineers
  2. Hartford County - 480 electrical engineers
  3. Middlesex County - 250 electrical engineers

Salary

On average, an electrical engineer earns a salary of $81,840 per year in Connecticut state. In 2010, however, some Connecticut electrical engineers earned as little as less than $49,560 per year or as much as more than $148,460 per year. The following counties in Connecticut have the highest average salaries for electrical engineers:

  1. New London County - $88,470 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $85,530 per year
  3. Fairfield County - $80,675 per year

On average, electrical engineers earns the least in the following Connecticut counties:

  1. Litchfield County - $75,990 per year
  2. Hartford County - $79,250 per year
  3. Fairfield County - $80,675 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Connecticut statistics regarding a career in electrical engineering. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as electrical engineering or civil engineering.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Electrical Engineering in Connecticut

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

View Online Schools
Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,340 miles from location University of Hartford W Hartford CT 29.8145 15% 7,212
5,343 miles from location Gateway Community College New Haven CT 8.87725 n/a 6,847
5,354 miles from location Naugatuck Valley Community College Waterbury CT 8.54755 n/a 6,725
5,305 miles from location Three Rivers Community College Norwich CT 9.14921 n/a 4,561
5,337 miles from location Capital Community College Hartford CT 7.14867 n/a 4,280
5,359 miles from location Northwestern Connecticut Community College Winsted CT 8.5783 n/a 1,711
 

Curious what studying Electrical Engineering gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Connecticut

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians + 1,890 $59,730 -7.4%
2
Electrical Engineers + 1,710 $81,840 -18.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are electrical engineering related jobs in Connecticut