If you decide that you want to get an engineering degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 engineering schools in Tallahassee, Florida. With an overall population of 150,624 and a student population of 68,614, approximately 52,059 of Tallahassee students attend one of Tallahassee's schools that offer engineering programs.
Florida State University is the largest engineering school in Tallahassee, based on student population. In 2010, Florida State University graduated approximately 125 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 310 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Tallahassee's engineering schools. If you decide to attend one of Tallahassee's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,608 per year in instate tuition and $29,801 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,039 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,609 per year, on average, for room and board at Tallahassee-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,272.
If you plan on staying in Tallahassee after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Tallahassee, which is the most popular engineering profession, are average. There were 16,380 engineers working in Florida and 550 working in the greater Tallahassee area in 2010. The number of engineers in Tallahassee 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 Tallahassee is $73,440 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.
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