With an overall population of 52,360 and a student population of 5,770, approximately 5,770 of West Haven students attend one of West Haven's schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in West Haven, by student population, is University of New Haven. In 2010, approximately 35 students graduated from the Engineering program at University of New Haven.
A reported 84 students graduated with credentials in engineering in West Haven in 2010. If you decide to attend a engineering school in West Haven, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $29,470.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,372 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $34,770.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in West Haven, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 2,950 engineers in Connecticut, 550 were working in the greater West Haven area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 11% in West Haven. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in West Haven is $77,020 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.