There are 2 engineering schools in Peoria, Illinois. Peoria has a general population of 112,936 and an overall student population of 20,393. Approximately 18,849 of Peoria's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Bradley University is the largest engineering school in Peoria, based on student population. Approximately 94 students graduated in 2010 from Bradley University with credentials in engineering.
A total of 204 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Peoria in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,417 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,650 per year, on average, for room and board at Peoria-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,330.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Peoria, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 11,740 engineers in Illinois. Of these engineers, 810 were working in the greater Peoria area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Peoria will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Peoria, you can expect to make an average salary of $81,980 per year. This is higher than the average salary for engineers in the state.
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