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2022 Best Electrical Engineering Schools in Ohio

13 Colleges
$69,255 Avg Salary
$25,764 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Electrical Engineering School for You

Electrical Engineering is the #28 most popular major in Ohio with 1,364 degrees and certificates awarded in 2019-2020.

There are lots of options to pick from today when trying to decide which program is right for you. 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.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Course Advisor has developed this Best Electrical Engineering Schools in Ohio ranking. Our analysis looked at 13 schools in Ohio to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students.

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2022 Best Electrical Engineering Schools in Ohio

Check out the EE programs at these schools if you want to get the best education that money can buy.

Top 10 Best Electrical Engineering Schools

Our analysis found Ohio Northern University to be the best school for electrical engineering students who want to pursue a degree in Ohio. Located in the town of Ada, ONU is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Case Western Reserve University. It ranked #2 on our 2022 Best Electrical Engineering Schools in Ohio list. Case Western is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Cleveland.

EE majors at Case Western take out an average of $23,250 in student loans while working on their egree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $241.

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A rank of #3 on this year’s list means Ohio State University - Main Campus is a great place for electrical engineering students. Located in the large city of Columbus, Ohio State is a public college with a very large student population.

While working on their degree, EE majors at Ohio State accumulate an average of around $22,715 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 $236.

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#4

University of Dayton

Dayton, OH

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend University of Dayton. It ranked #4 on our 2022 Best Electrical Engineering Schools in Ohio list. Located in the medium-sized city of Dayton, UDayton is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population.

After completing their degree, EE graduates from UDayton carry an average student debtload of $26,750. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $278.

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#5

University of Toledo

Toledo, OH

Out of the 13 schools in Ohio that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Toledo landed the # 5 spot on the list. Located in the city of Toledo, University of Toledo is a public college with a fairly large student population.

On average, EE graduates from University of Toledo take out $21,376 in student loans while working on their degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $222, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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University of Cincinnati - Main Campus came in at #6 in this year’s edition of the Best Electrical Engineering Schools in Ohio ranking. UC is a fairly large public school located in the city of Cincinnati.

EE majors at UC take out an average of $27,995 in student loans while working on their egree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $291, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#7

Cedarville University

Cedarville, OH

Cedarville University landed the #7 spot in the 2022 rankings for the best electrical engineering programs. Located in the fringe town of Cedarville, Cedarville is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Ohio University - Athens Campus ranked #8 on this year’s Best Electrical Engineering Schools in Ohio list. Located in the distant town of Athens, OHIO Athens is a public school with a fairly large student population.

EE majors at OHIO Athens take out an average of $24,812 in student loans while working on their egree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $258, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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With a ranking of #9, University of Akron Main Campus did quite well on this year’s best schools for electrical engineering students. Located in the city of Akron, University of Akron Main Campus is a public school with a large student population.

While working on their degree, EE majors at University of Akron Main Campus accumulate an average of around $29,750 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $309.

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Wright State University - Main Campus ranked #10 on this year’s Best Electrical Engineering Schools in Ohio list. Wright State University - Main Campus is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Dayton.

The average amount in student loans that EE majors at Wright State University - Main Campus take out is $25,000. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $259.

Full Electrical Engineering at Wright State University - Main Campus Report

Best Electrical Engineering Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Electrical Engineering Schools in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 1,409
Illinois 1,219
Indiana 764
Wisconsin 420

One of 40 majors within the area of study, electrical engineering has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 47,598
Civil Engineering 21,561
Computer Engineering 16,932
Chemical Engineering 13,610
Biomedical Engineering 12,258

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 13 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to NASA.

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