With an overall population of 73,344 and a student population of 3,386, approximately 3,386 of Longview students attend one of Longview's schools that offer engineering programs.
LeTourneau University is the largest engineering school in Longview, based on student population. Approximately 45 students graduated in 2010 from LeTourneau University with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 62 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Longview's engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,400 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,365 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Longview-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $7,950 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Longview, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 190 engineers in Texas were working in the greater Longview area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 11% in Longview. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Longview, you can expect to make an average salary of $72,250 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.