Waterbury has a general population of 107,271 and an overall student population of 9,880. Approximately 6,725 of Waterbury's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Waterbury, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Naugatuck Valley Community College. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from Naugatuck Valley Community College with credentials in engineering.
A reported 21 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Waterbury in 2010. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Waterbury was $3,200 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Waterbury.
If you plan on staying in Waterbury after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Waterbury, which is the most popular engineering profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 5,370 engineers in Connecticut. Of these engineers, 130 were working in the greater Waterbury area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Waterbury will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Waterbury is $62,070 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.