Searcy has a general population of 18,928 and an overall student population of 6,590. Approximately 6,484 of Searcy's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Harding University is the largest engineering school in Searcy, based on student population. In 2010, Harding University graduated approximately 11 students with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Searcy's engineering schools. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Searcy was $13,580 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Searcy-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $6,224 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Searcy, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 25 engineers in Arkansas were working in the greater Searcy area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Searcy will 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 Searcy is $74,620 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.