Dover has a general population of 32,135 and an overall student population of 9,742. Approximately 3,609 of Dover's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Dover, by student population, is Delaware State University. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Delaware State University with credentials in engineering.
If you decide to attend one of Dover's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,024 per year in instate tuition and $28,285 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Dover. And if you live on campus at one of the Dover-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $9,386 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,581.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Dover, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 410 engineers in Delaware, 180 were working in the greater Dover area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 7% in Dover. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Dover, you can expect to make an average salary of $40,290 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.