Godfrey has a general population of 16,286 and an overall student population of 8,215. Approximately 8,179 of Godfrey's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Lewis and Clark Community College is the largest engineering school in Godfrey, based on student population. In 2010, Lewis and Clark Community College graduated approximately 3 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an engineering degree in Godfrey. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Godfrey was $2,632 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $980 for engineering related books and supplies each year.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Godfrey, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 7,490 engineers in Illinois, 2,160 were working in the greater Godfrey area. The number of engineers in Godfrey is expected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Godfrey is $74,590 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.