Russellville has a general population of 23,682 and an overall student population of 8,873. Approximately 8,814 of Russellville's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Arkansas Tech University is the largest engineering school in Russellville, based on student population. In 2010, Arkansas Tech University graduated approximately 46 students with credentials in engineering.
A reported 50 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Russellville in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Russellville's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,688 per year in instate tuition and $17,696 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,380 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,256 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,432.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Russellville, your job prospects are average. There were 1,530 engineers working in Arkansas and 100 working in the greater Russellville area in 2010. Russellville's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 9% 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 Russellville is $74,620 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.