The largest engineering school in Normal, by student population, is Alabama A & M University. In 2010, Alabama A & M University graduated approximately 14 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Normal's engineering schools. Tuition in 2009 at Normal's engineering schools was $13,922 per year for instate students and $17,868 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Normal. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,350 per year, on average, for room and board at Normal-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,792.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Normal, your job prospects are not very good. The number of engineers in Normal is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.