Richmond has a general population of 39,124 and an overall student population of 7,826. Approximately 1,266 of Richmond's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Richmond, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Earlham College. In 2010, Earlham College graduated approximately 0 students from its engineering program.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $35,164 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $850 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Richmond-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $7,160 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Richmond after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Richmond, which is the most popular engineering profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 7,770 engineers in Indiana. Of these engineers, 300 were working in the greater Richmond area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 3% in Richmond. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Richmond is $69,510 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.