Bourbonnais has a total population of 15,256 and a student population of 4,666. Of these students, 4,666 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Olivet Nazarene University is the largest engineering school in Bourbonnais, based on student population. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from Olivet Nazarene University with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Bourbonnais's engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,590 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Bourbonnais. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,750 per year, on average, for room and board at Bourbonnais-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,890.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Bourbonnais, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 243 engineers in Illinois were working in the greater Bourbonnais area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Bourbonnais will increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Bourbonnais is $57,310 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.