Tahlequah has a total population of 14,458 and a student population of 9,561. Of these students, 9,239 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Northeastern State University is the largest engineering school in Tahlequah, based on student population. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Northeastern State University with credentials in engineering.
A reported 17 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Tahlequah in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,228 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Tahlequah engineering schools was an average of $19,318 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,155 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Tahlequah. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,966 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Tahlequah after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Tahlequah, which is the most popular engineering profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 22 engineers in Oklahoma were working in the greater Tahlequah area. Tahlequah's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Tahlequah is $57,420 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.