Freeport has a general population of 26,443 and an overall student population of 2,455. Approximately 2,455 of Freeport's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Highland Community College is the largest engineering school in Freeport, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Engineering program at Highland Community College.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Freeport in 2010. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Freeport was $2,184 per year, on average.
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 Freeport.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Freeport, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 8,230 engineers in Illinois. Of these engineers, 190 were working in the greater Freeport area. Freeport's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 1% 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 Freeport is $67,520 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.