Rexburg has a general population of 17,257 and an overall student population of 15,173. Approximately 14,944 of Rexburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Rexburg, by student population, is Brigham Young University-Idaho. In 2010, approximately 80 students graduated from the Engineering program at Brigham Young University-Idaho.
A total of 103 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Rexburg in 2010. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Rexburg was $3,580 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,152 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $1,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,294.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Rexburg, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,130 engineers working in Idaho and 370 working in the greater Rexburg area in 2010. Rexburg's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for engineers.