Boca Raton has a general population of 74,764 and an overall student population of 30,283. Approximately 27,637 of Boca Raton's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Boca Raton's largest engineering school is Florida Atlantic University. In 2010, Florida Atlantic University graduated approximately 59 students with credentials in engineering.
A total of 179 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Boca Raton in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Boca Raton's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,439 per year in instate tuition and $26,116 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Boca Raton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,582 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Boca Raton after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Boca Raton, which is the most popular engineering profession, are average. In 2010, there were 16,380 engineers in Florida. Of these engineers, 1,040 were working in the greater Boca Raton area. Boca Raton's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 8% 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 Boca Raton is $80,420 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.