Monroe has a total population of 22,076 and a student population of 9,446. Of these students, 4,624 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Monroe's largest engineering school is Monroe County Community College. In 2010, Monroe County Community College graduated approximately 7 students from its engineering program.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Monroe in 2010. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Monroe was $2,240 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for engineering related books and supplies each year.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Monroe, your job prospects are not very good. There were 24,230 engineers working in Michigan and 140 working in the greater Monroe area in 2010. The government projects that the number of engineers in Monroe will increase by 5% by the year 2018. 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 Monroe is $76,040 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.