Fort Valley has a total population of 8,005 and a student population of 3,553. Of these students, 3,553 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Fort Valley, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Fort Valley State University. In 2010, Fort Valley State University graduated approximately 12 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Fort Valley's engineering schools. If you decide to attend one of Fort Valley's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,890 per year in instate tuition and $29,504 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,250 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Fort Valley-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $6,728 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Fort Valley, your job prospects are good. There were 1,430 engineers working in Georgia and 90 working in the greater Fort Valley area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 15% in Fort Valley. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Fort Valley, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,860 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.