Electrical Engineering in Rhode Island

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Schools Offering Electrical Engineering Programs in Rhode Island


Each year, approximately 0.2% of Rhode Island graduates receive degrees in electrical engineering. In other words, every year an estimated 65 electrical engineers graduate from Rhode Island's 3 electrical engineering schools.

Top Schools

Johnson & Wales University, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Rhode Island that has a electrical engineering program. It is located in Providence. In 2010, 21 students graduated from Johnson & Wales University's electrical engineering program. Students at Johnson & Wales University paid $24,429 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Rhode Island with a electrical engineering program is New England Institute of Technology, which is located in Warwick. In 2010, it was ranked 81st nationwide. In 2010, 40 students graduated from New England Institute of Technology electrical engineering program. Students at New England Institute of Technology paid $18,960 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Rhode Island that has a electrical engineering program is Community College of Rhode Island. Community College of Rhode Island, which was ranked 89th in the country in 2010, is located in Warwick. 4 students graduated with degree in electrical engineering from Community College of Rhode Island in 2010. Community College of Rhode Island charged in-state students $3,652 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Rhode Island's electrical engineering schools ranges from $24,429 per year to $3,652 per year. But, the average tuition is $15,680 per year. In 2010, the following Rhode Island electrical engineering schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Johnson & Wales University - located in Providence, students are charged $24,429 per year
  2. New England Institute of Technology - located in Warwick, students are charged $18,960 per year
  3. Community College of Rhode Island - located in Warwick, students are charged $3,652 per year

The electrical engineering schools in Rhode Island that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Community College of Rhode Island - located in Warwick, students are charged $3,652 per year
  2. New England Institute of Technology - located in Warwick, students are charged $18,960 per year
  3. Johnson & Wales University - located in Providence, students are charged $24,429 per year

An electrical engineering degree from a Rhode Island school... what next?

The highest percentage of electrical engineering graduates in Rhode Island pursue careers as an electrical engineer. If you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Rhode Island, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 470 Rhode Island electrical engineers as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Rhode Island electrical engineers:

  1. Bristol County - 530 electrical engineers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of electrical engineers is expected to grow by 9% by 2018. There are projected to be 500 electrical engineers working in the Rhode Island then.

Salary

On average, electrical engineers earn $90,480 per year. An electrical engineer in the following Rhode Island counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Bristol County - $90,500 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in electrical engineering in Rhode Island and to compare salaries with various related fields such as electrical engineering or civil engineering, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Electrical Engineering in Rhode Island
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering in Rhode Island

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,276 miles from location Community College of Rhode Island Warwick RI 10.9428 n/a 17,760
5,274 miles from location Johnson & Wales University Providence RI 28.7108 25% 10,709
5,274 miles from location New England Institute of Technology Warwick RI 19.4649 n/a 3,341
 

Curious what studying Electrical Engineering gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians + 560 $57,010
2
Electrical Engineers + 470 $90,480 6.8%
 

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