If you are interested in pursuing engineering, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 engineering schools in Denver, Colorado. Denver has a general population of 554,636 and an overall student population of 105,130. Approximately 35,359 of Denver's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
University of Colorado Denver is the largest engineering school in Denver, based on student population. Approximately 46 students graduated in 2010 from University of Colorado Denver with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 182 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Denver's engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $34,506 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Denver engineering schools was an average of $41,022 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,775 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Denver. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,317 per year, on average, for room and board at Denver-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Denver, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 7,580 engineers in Colorado. Of these engineers, 4,400 were working in the greater Denver area. The number of engineers in Denver is expected to increase by 10% 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 Denver is $80,840 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.
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