Indianapolis, Indiana has 2 engineering schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in engineering. With an overall population of 781,870 and a student population of 71,622, approximately 30,509 of Indianapolis students attend one of Indianapolis's schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Indianapolis, by student population, is Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis. In 2010, Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis graduated approximately 62 students with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 127 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Indianapolis's engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,859 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Indianapolis engineering schools was an average of $37,756 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $672 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Indianapolis. And if you live on campus at one of the Indianapolis-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $7,944 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,315.
If you plan on staying in Indianapolis after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Indianapolis, which is the most popular engineering profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 7,770 engineers in Indiana, 1,500 were working in the greater Indianapolis area. The number of engineers in Indianapolis is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Indianapolis is $67,510 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.
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