Forrest City has a total population of 14,774 and a student population of 1,758. Of these students, 1,530 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
East Arkansas Community College is the largest engineering school in Forrest City, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Engineering program at East Arkansas Community College.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,040 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for engineering related books and supplies each year.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Forrest City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,150 engineers in Arkansas, 80 were working in the greater Forrest City area. Forrest City's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 4% 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 Forrest City is $52,700 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.