With an overall population of 77,515 and a student population of 7,984, approximately 7,984 of Yuma students attend one of Yuma's schools that offer engineering programs.
Yuma's largest engineering school is Arizona Western College. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Engineering program at Arizona Western College.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Yuma in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Yuma's engineering schools was $13,854 per year for instate students and $18,414 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,343 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Yuma. And if you live on campus at one of the Yuma-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $5,140 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,949.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Yuma, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 4,120 engineers in Arizona. Of these engineers, 80 were working in the greater Yuma area. Yuma's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Yuma is $73,350 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.