With an overall population of 118,652 and a student population of 30,029, approximately 28,902 of Fort Collins students attend one of Fort Collins's schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Fort Collins, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Colorado State University. In 2010, Colorado State University graduated approximately 116 students from its engineering program.
A total of 317 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Fort Collins in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Fort Collins's engineering schools was $18,054 per year for instate students and $33,976 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,126 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Fort Collins. And if you live on campus at one of the Fort Collins-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $8,378 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Fort Collins, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 7,580 engineers in Colorado, 470 were working in the greater Fort Collins area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 10% in Fort Collins. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Fort Collins is $67,310 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.