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2021 Best Value Colleges for Engineering Technologies in the Far Western US Region

3 Colleges
1,549 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,545 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Engineering Technologies School for You

Best Value Colleges for Engineering Technologies in the Far Western US RegionOut of all the majors we analyze each year, engineering technologies was ranked #24 in the country. In fact 19,475 bachelor's degrees were handed out in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 1,549 went to students in the Far Western US region of the United States.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Engineering Technologies in the Far Western US Region ranking, we looked at 3 colleges that offer a bachelor's in engineering tech. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. For this ranking, we are identifying those engineering tech schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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2021 Best Value Engineering Technologies Schools in the Far Western US Region

The following schools top our list of the Best Engineering Technologies Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Engineering Tech Schools in the Far Western US Region

#1

Oregon Institute of Technology

Klamath Falls, OR

Oregon Institute of Technology comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the remote town of Klamath Falls, OIT is a public school with a moderately-sized student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at OIT, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies in the Far Western US Region ranking.

The average student at OIT graduates in less than 4.7 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $31,875. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the OIT is $150,450. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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California State University - Fresno comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the large city of Fresno, Fresno State is a public college with a very large student population. Fresno State also made our Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies in the Far Western US Region list, coming in at #3.

It takes the average student at Fresno State about 5.0 years to graduate, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $20,188. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Fresno State is $100,132. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Our rankings recognize Central Washington University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the distant town of Ellensburg, CWU is a public school with a large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at CWU, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies in the Far Western US Region ranking.

It takes about 4.5 years for the average student at CWU to complete their degree, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $27,573. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from CWU is $124,630. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Best Engineering Technologies Colleges by State

Explore the best engineering technologies schools for a specific state in the Far Western US region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 1,252
Washington 163
Hawaii 4
Oregon 97
Alaska 20
Nevada 13

Engineering Tech Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Construction Engineering Technology 320
Industrial Production Technology 285
Engineering-Related Fields 272
Mechanical Engineering Technology 189
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 115

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 20,143
Engineering 19,477
Computer & Information Sciences 13,045
Mathematics & Statistics 5,805
Physical Sciences 5,574

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 3 schools only.

  • 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 KUKA Systems GmbH.

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