Jacksonville, Florida has 2 engineering schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in engineering. With an overall population of 735,617 and a student population of 56,975, approximately 45,354 of Jacksonville students attend one of Jacksonville's schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Jacksonville, by student population, is University of North Florida. Approximately 43 students graduated in 2010 from University of North Florida with credentials in engineering.
A total of 74 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Jacksonville in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Jacksonville's engineering schools was $19,021 per year for instate students and $32,410 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,872 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,041.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Jacksonville, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 16,380 engineers in Florida, 1,510 were working in the greater Jacksonville area. The number of engineers in Jacksonville is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Jacksonville is $84,080 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.
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