If you decide that you want to get an engineering degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 engineering schools in Pueblo, Colorado. With an overall population of 102,121 and a student population of 13,035, approximately 13,035 of Pueblo students attend one of Pueblo's schools that offer engineering programs.
Pueblo's largest engineering school is Pueblo Community College. In 2010, Pueblo Community College graduated approximately 17 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 35 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Pueblo's engineering schools. If you decide to attend one of Pueblo's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,030 per year in instate tuition and $27,422 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,474 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,920 per year, on average, for room and board at Pueblo-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,347.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pueblo, your job prospects are average. There were 7,580 engineers working in Colorado and 330 working in the greater Pueblo area in 2010. The number of engineers in Pueblo is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Pueblo is $86,350 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.
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