Douglas has a general population of 14,312 and an overall student population of 4,739. Approximately 4,739 of Douglas's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Douglas, by student population, is Cochise College. In 2010, Cochise College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with an engineering degree in Douglas. If you decide to attend one of Douglas's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,543 per year in instate tuition and $14,870 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Douglas. And if you live on campus at one of the Douglas-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $4,530 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,648.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Douglas, your job prospects are not very good. There were 4,900 engineers working in Arizona and 120 working in the greater Douglas area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 1% in Douglas. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Douglas is $119,260 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.