Flagstaff has a total population of 52,894 and a student population of 27,916. Of these students, 23,597 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Flagstaff's largest engineering school is Northern Arizona University. In 2010, Northern Arizona University graduated approximately 36 students from its engineering program.
A reported 88 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Flagstaff in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Flagstaff's engineering schools was $19,755 per year for instate students and $30,981 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $916 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,872 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,892.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Flagstaff, your job prospects are average. There were 4,120 engineers working in Arizona and 60 working in the greater Flagstaff area in 2010. The number of engineers in Flagstaff is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Flagstaff, you can expect to make an average salary of $70,800 per year. This is higher than the average salary for engineers in the state.