Twin Falls has a general population of 34,469 and an overall student population of 8,169. Approximately 8,133 of Twin Falls's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
College of Southern Idaho is the largest engineering school in Twin Falls, based on student population. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from College of Southern Idaho with credentials in engineering.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Twin Falls in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,728 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Twin Falls engineering schools was an average of $17,048 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,780 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,948.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Twin Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 800 engineers in Idaho, 110 were working in the greater Twin Falls area. Twin Falls's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Twin Falls is $90,130 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.