Let’s face it, you’re smart. You passed science and math classes with flying colors, and you are the “go-to” when it comes to computer help. You probably took apart a lot of things in your childhood just to see how they worked. Now here you are, ready to literally build the future.
Engineering has a lot of positives. As suspected, student debt won’t be a concern since finding an engineering career with a starting salary less than $55,000 or an average salary less than $85,000 is more difficult than learning the RubixCube pattern. If money isn’t your driving factor, how about the 85% of engineers who are satisfied with their jobs*, despite longer workdays.
It’s the challenges every day that keep engineers and their ticking minds happy. So if you think you can hack it out with the best of them, brush the dust off that TI84 and get ready. It really is rocket science.*Evaluation Enginering, EE-Evaluation Engineering’s 2013 salary survey, http://www.evaluationengineering.com/articles/201308/work-life-balance-key-to-job-satisfaction.php
University of Idaho offers 55 Engineering degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a faraway town. In 2019, 450 Engineering students graduated with students earning 291 Bachelor's degrees, 129 Master's degrees, 20 Certificates, and 10 Doctoral degrees.
Idaho State University offers 60 Engineering degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 297 Engineering students graduated with students earning 147 Bachelor's degrees, 85 Associate's degrees, 44 Certificates, 18 Master's degrees, and 3 Doctoral degrees.
Boise State University offers 17 Engineering degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 283 Engineering students graduated with students earning 236 Bachelor's degrees, 28 Master's degrees, 11 Certificates, and 8 Doctoral degrees.
Brigham Young University-Idaho offers 8 Engineering degree programs. It's a very large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a faraway town. In 2019, 254 Engineering students graduated with students earning 238 Bachelor's degrees, and 16 Associate's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|University of Idaho Moscow, ID||20 : 1||11,926|
|Idaho State University Pocatello, ID||20 : 1||12,402|
|Boise State University Boise, ID||33 : 1||26,217|
|College of Southern Idaho Twin Falls, ID||51 : 1||7,288|
|North Idaho College Coeur d'Alene, ID||32 : 1||5,068|
|Lewis-Clark State College Lewiston, ID||21 : 1||3,748|
|College of Western Idaho Nampa, ID||68 : 1||10,580|
|Brigham Young University-Idaho Rexburg, ID||66 : 1||39,145|
|Northwest Nazarene University Nampa, ID||22 : 1||2,111|
|The College of Idaho Caldwell, ID||15 : 1||1,091|
|College of Eastern Idaho Idaho Falls, ID||28 : 1||1,595|