With an overall population of 3,297 and a student population of 5,157, approximately 5,157 of Livingston students attend one of Livingston's schools that offer engineering programs.
University of West Alabama is the largest engineering school in Livingston, based on student population. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from University of West Alabama with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with an engineering degree in Livingston. Tuition in 2009 at Livingston's engineering schools was $15,052 per year for instate students and $20,112 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,120 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,346 per year, on average, for room and board at Livingston-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,636.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Livingston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 32 engineers in Alabama were working in the greater Livingston area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 15% in Livingston. 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 Livingston is $65,490 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.