With an overall population of 31,320 and a student population of 15,426, approximately 15,345 of Marion students attend one of Marion's schools that offer engineering programs.
Marion's largest engineering school is Indiana Wesleyan University. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Engineering program at Indiana Wesleyan University.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Marion in 2010. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Marion was $20,496 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $972 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Marion-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $6,770 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,899.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Marion, your job prospects are not very good. There were 7,770 engineers working in Indiana and 300 working in the greater Marion area in 2010. Marion's engineer workforce is projected 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 Marion is $69,510 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.