With an overall population of 56,255 and a student population of 24,647, approximately 11,143 of Pensacola students attend one of Pensacola's schools that offer engineering programs.
The University of West Florida is the largest engineering school in Pensacola, based on student population. In 2010, The University of West Florida graduated approximately 26 students with credentials in engineering.
A reported 30 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Pensacola in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,625 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pensacola engineering schools was an average of $26,789 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Pensacola. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,225 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,749.
If you plan on staying in Pensacola after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Pensacola, which is the most popular engineering profession, are average. There were 16,380 engineers working in Florida and 370 working in the greater Pensacola area in 2010. The number of engineers in Pensacola is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.