Mattoon has a general population of 18,291 and an overall student population of 7,945. Approximately 7,945 of Mattoon's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Mattoon, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Lake Land College. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Lake Land College with credentials in engineering.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Mattoon in 2010. If you decide to attend a engineering school in Mattoon, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,544.
You should also anticipate spending about $388 for engineering related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Mattoon, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 8,230 engineers in Illinois. Of these engineers, 130 were working in the greater Mattoon area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Mattoon will increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Mattoon, you can expect to make an average salary of $64,110 per year. This is higher than the average salary for engineers in the state.