Wheaton has a general population of 55,416 and an overall student population of 3,150. Approximately 2,920 of Wheaton's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Wheaton College is the largest engineering school in Wheaton, based on student population. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Wheaton College with credentials in engineering.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,520 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Wheaton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,770 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wheaton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 8,230 engineers in Illinois. Of these engineers, 5,400 were working in the greater Wheaton area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 1% in Wheaton. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Wheaton is $72,890 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.