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Valparaiso University BS in Electrical Engineering

The main focus area for this major is Electrical Engineering. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Electrical Engineering is a major offered under the engineering program of study at Valparaiso University. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the bachelor’s degree program in EE, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more.

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Rankings for the Valpo BS in EE

#137 in the U.S
#5 in Indiana

If you're having trouble deciding which school is best for you, you may want to check out our many college rankings. The bachelor's program at Valpo was ranked #137 on College Factual's Best Schools for EE list. It is also ranked #5 in Indiana.

Here are some of the other rankings for Valpo.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Electrical Engineering 68
Most Focused Colleges for Electrical Engineering 131
Best Electrical Engineering Schools 137
Best Value Colleges for Electrical Engineering 137
Best Electrical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 142
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Electrical Engineering 142
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Electrical Engineering 227
Most Popular Colleges for Electrical Engineering 255

How Much Does a Bachelor’s in EE from Valpo Cost?

$43,286 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)
$27,000 Average Student Debt

Valpo Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Part-time undergraduates at Valpo paid an average of $1,840 per credit hour in 2019-2020. This tuition was the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for undergraduates.

In State Out of State
Tuition $41,940 $41,940
Fees $1,346 $1,346
Books and Supplies $1,200 $1,200
On Campus Room and Board $12,620 $12,620
On Campus Other Expenses $1,620 $1,620

Learn more about Valpo tuition and fees.

Valpo EE BS Student Debt

You may also want to consider how much in student loans you’ll need when thinking about the overall cost to attend a school. EE students who received their bachelor’s degree at Valpo took out an average of $27,000 in student loans. That is 15% higher than the national average of $23,573.

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How Much Can You Make With a BS in EE From Valpo?

$67,200 Average Salary
Average Earnings Boost

The median early career salary of EE students who receive their bachelor’s degree from Valpo is $67,200 per year. That is about the same as the national average of $66,265.

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Does Valpo Offer an Online BS in EE?

Valpo does not offer an online option for its EE bachelor’s degree program at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Valpo Online Learning page.

Valpo Bachelor’s Student Diversity for EE

23 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
13.0% Women
17.4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 23 students received their bachelor’s degree in EE. The gender and racial-ethnic breakdown of those individuals is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Of the students who received their bachelor’s degree in EE in 2019-2020, 13.0% of them were women. This is less than the nationwide number of 15.7%.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Racial-ethnic minority graduates* made up 17.4% of the EE bachelor’s degrees at Valpo in 2019-2020. This is lower than the nationwide number of 36%.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 1
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 15
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

BS in EE Focus Areas at Valpo

Electrical Engineering students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Electrical Engineering 23

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to electrical engineering.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Biomedical Engineering 8
Civil Engineering 27
Computer Engineering 20
Mechanical Engineering 53

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References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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