There are 2 engineering schools in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Fort Wayne has a general population of 205,727 and an overall student population of 32,948. Approximately 17,681 of Fort Wayne's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 2 engineering schools in Fort Wayne, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Indiana Institute of Technology. In 2010, approximately 22 students graduated from the Engineering program at Indiana Institute of Technology.
A reported 86 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Fort Wayne in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Fort Wayne's engineering schools was $27,448 per year for instate students and $31,746 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Fort Wayne. And if you live on campus at one of the Fort Wayne-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $6,830 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,098.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fort Wayne, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 7,770 engineers in Indiana, 610 were working in the greater Fort Wayne area. The number of engineers in Fort Wayne is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Fort Wayne, you can expect to make an average salary of $62,140 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.
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