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Electrical Engineering Schools in Illinois

There are eight Illinois schools offering electrical engineering programs. 1,070 students graduated from programs at Illinois electrical engineering schools in 2010. 530 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 451 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,075 students graduate from programs in this state in electrical engineering per year. This accounts for 5% of students who schools in the United States graduate from electrical engineering programs. Specifically, 451 students graduated with a degree in electrical engineering at the bachelor's level, 530 with a master's level degree, and 89 with a doctorate level degree.

Eight electrical engineering schools are in this state. Of these, while three schools are private, five schools are public. Private electrical engineering school tuition varies from $25,424 to $40,223, while tuition at a public electrical engineering school varies from $8,401 to $13,096.

Average tuition for electrical engineering programs is $20,159. While the lowest tuition in Illinois, which is $8,401 each year, is at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, the highest tuition for electrical engineering programs, which is $40,223 each year, is at Northwestern University.

Illinois electrical engineering schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Electrical Engineering Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,075 students graduate from programs in this state in electrical engineering per year. This accounts for 5% of students who schools in the United States graduate from electrical engineering programs. Specifically, 451 students graduated with a degree in electrical engineering at the bachelor's level, 530 with a master's level degree, and 89 with a doctorate level degree.

Electrical Engineering Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 547
  • Bachelor 2007: 530
  • Bachelor 2008: 451
  • Bachelor 2009: 441
  • Bachelor 2010: 451
  • Master 2006: 465
  • Master 2007: 427
  • Master 2008: 528
  • Master 2009: 569
  • Master 2010: 530
  • Doctorate 2006: 97
  • Doctorate 2007: 95
  • Doctorate 2008: 102
  • Doctorate 2009: 106
  • Doctorate 2010: 89

Electrical Engineering Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in this state offer a total of 21 electrical engineering programs. Of these programs, 38.1% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Electrical Engineering Program Availability in Illinois

  • Bachelor: 8
  • Master: 8
  • Doctorate: 5

Electrical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Electrical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55020
  • 25th Percentile: 65930
  • Median: 83860
  • 75th Percentile: 103850
  • 90th Percentile: 123040

Electrical Engineering Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Electrical Engineering Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32990
  • 25th Percentile: 42390
  • Median: 54790
  • 75th Percentile: 64150
  • 90th Percentile: 75020

Electrical Engineers — Employment Trend

Electrical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 70620
  • Median Salary 2007: 79300
  • Median Salary 2008: 83010
  • Median Salary 2009: 86530
  • Median Salary 2010: 83860
  • Total Employed 2006: 5060
  • Total Employed 2007: 4650
  • Total Employed 2008: 5020
  • Total Employed 2009: 4700
  • Total Employed 2010: 4590

Electrical Engineering Technicians — Employment Trend

Electrical Engineering Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51920
  • Median Salary 2007: 54560
  • Median Salary 2008: 54800
  • Median Salary 2009: 55000
  • Median Salary 2010: 54790
  • Total Employed 2006: 4150
  • Total Employed 2007: 4080
  • Total Employed 2008: 4330
  • Total Employed 2009: 4260
  • Total Employed 2010: 4920

Illinois vs National Electrical Engineering Employment

Illinois vs National Electrical Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 3.207% (9510)

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1. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901-4512
(618) 453-2121

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is located in Carbondale, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. SIUC offers three programs in electrical engineering. Out of those, this university offers one bachelor's level degree in electrical engineering to students, one electrical engineering degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree in electrical engineering. 20,037 students pursue degrees in 218 programs at this university, overall. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of Illinois offering electrical engineering.

2. Bradley University

1501 W Bradley Ave
Peoria, IL 61625-0001
(309) 676-7611

Bradley University, which is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Peoria, IL. It offers two programs in electrical engineering. Of those, this school offers students one electrical engineering degree at the bachelor's level and one electrical engineering degree at the master's level. Overall, 5,813 students pursue degrees in 141 Bradley programs. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in electrical engineering.

3. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

601 E John Street
Champaign, IL 61820-5711
(217) 333-1000

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is near the heart of downtown. It offers three programs in electrical engineering. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level electrical engineering degree by this university, one degree at the master's level in electrical engineering, and one electrical engineering degree at the doctorate level. 43,862 students seek degrees in 358 programs at UIUC, overall. This university is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering electrical engineering.

4. Northern Illinois University

1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
Dekalb, IL 60115-2828
(800) 892-3050

Northern Illinois University is in the suburbs of Dekalb, Illinois. It offers two electrical engineering programs. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in electrical engineering by NIU and one degree at the master's level in electrical engineering. This large university is one of 10 research universities in Illinois. In terms of programs, Northern Illinois is the third biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering electrical engineering.

5. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Il State Rte 157
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1001
(618) 650-2000

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is in the suburbs of Edwardsville, Illinois. SIUE offers two electrical engineering programs. Of those, this university offers one electrical engineering degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level degree in electrical engineering. It is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in electrical engineering.

6. The Illinois Institute of Technology

3300 S Federal St
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 567-3000

The Illinois Institute of Technology, which is 3.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Chicago, IL. Illinois Tech offers three electrical engineering programs. Specifically, students are offered one electrical engineering degree at the bachelor's level by it, one electrical engineering degree at the master's level, and one electrical engineering degree at the doctorate level. This university is a 4-year research institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks seventh in the state of Illinois.

7. The University of Illinois at Chicago

601 S Morgan
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 996-7000

The University of Illinois at Chicago is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown. This university offers three programs in electrical engineering. Specifically, this university offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in electrical engineering, one degree at the master's level in electrical engineering, and one doctorate level degree in electrical engineering. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This large university is the fourth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering electrical engineering in terms of programs.

8. Northwestern University

633 Clark St
Evanston, IL 60208
(847) 491-3741

Northwestern University offers three programs in electrical engineering. More specifically, this university offers students one bachelor's level electrical engineering degree, one degree at the master's level in electrical engineering, and one degree at the doctorate level in electrical engineering. This big university, which is near the center of the city, is located in Evanston, IL. Overall, 20,481 students seek degrees in 315 programs at this university. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering electrical engineering.