Alpena has a total population of 11,304 and a student population of 2,077. Of these students, 2,077 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Alpena, by student population, is Alpena Community College. In 2010, Alpena Community College graduated approximately 2 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with an engineering degree in Alpena. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Alpena was $3,040 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for engineering related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Alpena after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Alpena, which is the most popular engineering profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 158 engineers in Michigan were working in the greater Alpena area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 5% in Alpena. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Alpena is $57,330 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.