Traverse City has a general population of 14,532 and an overall student population of 5,065. Approximately 5,065 of Traverse City's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Traverse City, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Northwestern Michigan College. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Engineering program at Northwestern Michigan College.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Traverse City in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Traverse City's engineering schools was $16,891 per year for instate students and $18,203 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,448 per year, on average, for room and board at Traverse City-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,443.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Traverse City, your job prospects are not very good. There were 24,230 engineers working in Michigan and 170 working in the greater Traverse City area in 2010. The number of engineers in Traverse City is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Traverse City, you can expect to make an average salary of $68,640 per year. This is higher than the average salary for engineers in the state.