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2021 Best Electronics Engineering Technology Schools

143 Colleges
$46,459 Avg Salary
$25,065 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Electronics Engineering Technology School for You

In 2018-2019, 9,875 people earned a degree or certificate in electronics engineering technology, making the major the #101 most popular in the United States.

It's not easy to decide which program to enroll in when you have so many options available. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country. On top of that, there are a considerable number of trade schools that offer fast-track entry to many fields.

The Best Electronics Engineering Technology Schools ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. This report analyzed 143 schools in the United States to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Electronics Engineering Technology Schools in the United States

The following schools top our list of the Best Electronics Engineering Technology Colleges.

Top 15% Best Electronics Engineering Technology Schools

#1

Bismarck State College

Bismarck, ND

Our 2021 rankings named Bismarck State College the best school in the United States for electronics engineering technology students. BSC is a small public school located in the small city of Bismarck.

On average, EE tech graduates from BSC take out $14,747 in student loans while working on their degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $153, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#2

University of Dayton

Dayton, OH

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend University of Dayton. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Best Electronics Engineering Technology Schools list. Located in the medium-sized city of Dayton, U of Dayton is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

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Out of the 143 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Michigan Technological University landed the # 3 spot on the list. Located in the town of Houghton, Michigan Tech is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

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Out of the 143 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Rochester Institute of Technology landed the # 4 spot on the list. RIT is a large private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Rochester.

The average amount in student loans that EE tech majors at RIT take out is $30,250. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $314, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#5

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Purdue University - Main Campus. The school came in at #5 on this year’s Best Electronics Engineering Technology Schools list. Purdue is a fairly large public school located in the city of West Lafayette.

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California State University - Long Beach ranked #6 on this year’s Best Electronics Engineering Technology Schools list. Located in the city of Long Beach, Cal State Long Beach is a public college with a very large student population.

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#7

Point Park University

Pittsburgh, PA

Point Park University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for electronics engineering technology students. It came in at #7 on the list. Point Park is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Pittsburgh.

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#8

Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI

Ferris State University landed the #8 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best electronics engineering technology programs. Located in the distant town of Big Rapids, Ferris is a public school with a fairly large student population.

On average, EE tech graduates from Ferris take out $27,950 in student loans while working on their degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $290.

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Wentworth Institute of Technology came in at #9 in this year’s edition of the Best Electronics Engineering Technology Schools ranking. Located in the large city of Boston, WIT is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

The average amount in student loans that EE tech majors at WIT take out is $25,845. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $268.

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#10

Excelsior College

Albany, NY

Excelsior College came in at #10 in this year’s edition of the Best Electronics Engineering Technology Schools ranking. Excelsior College is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Albany.

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Fox Valley Technical College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for electronics engineering technology students. It came in at #11 on the list. FVTC is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized suburb of Appleton.

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Texas A&M University - College Station ranked #12 on this year’s Best Electronics Engineering Technology Schools list. Located in the medium-sized city of College Station, Texas A&M is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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#13

University of Maine

Orono, ME

With a ranking of #13, University of Maine did quite well on this year’s best schools for electronics engineering technology students. Located in the suburb of Orono, UMaine is a public school with a large student population.

While working on their degree, EE tech majors at UMaine accumulate an average of around $25,181 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $261.

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#14

University of Houston

Houston, TX

University of Houston landed the #14 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best electronics engineering technology programs. U of H is a very large public school located in the large city of Houston.

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#15

Central Washington University

Ellensburg, WA

With a ranking of #15, Central Washington University did quite well on this year’s best schools for electronics engineering technology students. Located in the town of Ellensburg, CWU is a public school with a large student population.

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Oklahoma State University - Main Campus landed the #16 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best electronics engineering technology programs. Oklahoma State is a fairly large public school located in the town of Stillwater.

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#17

Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights, KY

With a ranking of #17, Northern Kentucky University did quite well on this year’s best schools for electronics engineering technology students. Located in the large suburb of Highland Heights, NKU is a public school with a large student population.

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Southern Illinois University Carbondale landed the #18 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best electronics engineering technology programs. Located in the city of Carbondale, SIUC is a public school with a fairly large student population.

EE Tech majors at SIUC take out an average of $16,883 in student loans while working on their egree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $175.

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With a ranking of #19, University of North Texas did quite well on this year’s best schools for electronics engineering technology students. Located in the city of Denton, UNT is a public school with a very large student population.

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Central Connecticut State University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for electronics engineering technology students. It came in at #20 on the list. Located in the large suburb of New Britain, CCSU is a public college with a large student population.

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#21

Indiana State University

Terre Haute, IN

Indiana State University came in at #21 in this year’s edition of the Best Electronics Engineering Technology Schools ranking. Indiana State is a large public school located in the small city of Terre Haute.

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Honorable Mentions

Here are some additional great schools for Electronics Engineering Technology students that almost earned our Best Electronics Engineering Technology Schools award.

Rank College Location
22 North Dakota State College of Science Wahpeton, ND
23 Southeast Community College Area Lincoln, NE
24 University of Nebraska - Lincoln Lincoln, NE
25 Pennsylvania State University - Erie - Behrend College Erie, PA
26 SUNY Polytechnic Institute Utica, NY
27 Minnesota State University - Mankato Mankato, MN
28 Pennsylvania State University - Fayette - Eberly Campus Lemont Furnace, PA

Electronics Engineering Technology by Region

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Region
Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

One of 17 majors within the area of study, electronics engineering technology has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Industrial Production Technology 14,313
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 10,756
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 10,702
Environmental Control Technology 10,042
Mechanical Engineering Technology 7,772

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

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