School and Ranking Information
There is only one school located within 25 miles of Jacksonville, FL, that provides degree programs related to electronics technology. Find out about this school's rankings, tuition and degree options in this field of study that make it a top school for studies in electronics technology:
- Winner: Situated roughly 15 miles from the Atlantic coast in Jacksonville, the University of North Florida is the only school near the city providing programs related to electronics technology. It offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in electrical engineering that include electronics courses.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of North Florida|
|Rankings||#51st among Best Regional Universities in the South (2014)*|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||Undergrad: $6,353 (in-state); $20,756 (out-of-state)**|
|Electronics and Electrical Engineering Degrees Offered||Bachelor's and master's|
|Electronics and Electrical Engineering Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2012-2013||33**|
|Most Popular Electronics and Electrical Engineering Degree Level in 2012-2013||Bachelor's (25 awarded)**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||50%**|
|Noteworthy||Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges; Undergraduate engineering programs ranked #122 in the nation*|
Sources: *U.S. News and World Report; **NCES College Navigator
University of North Florida
- Offers students hands-on training in electrical engineering
- Cooperative education opportunities available to engineering students
- Students of engineering programs have ample access to labs and research labs, including the Computer Aided Engineering Lab and the Engineering Fabrication Laboratory
A university on the rise in both size and influence, the University of North Florida (UNF) is home to more than 16,000 students on its 5-college campus located in the heart of Jacksonville. UNF's College of Computing, Engineering and Construction provides electrical engineering programs that are accredited by ABET.
Students in the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering program develop an understanding of all elements involved with electronics and electrical systems and devices - from creation to functionality and maintenance. The program of study highlights topics like fiber optic communications, circuitry basics and digital signal processing. Core and elective courses include electronic circuits, digital electronics imaging, advanced electronics and solid state electronic devices.
Building upon fundamentals acquired at the undergraduate level and culminating with a thesis or final project, the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering program enables students to thoroughly investigate subjects or theories in electrical engineering that compel their interest. The graduate curriculum is overseen by a department advisor and may include such courses as advanced circuitry, contemporary issues in electronics technology and complex digital systems.