Terre Haute has a general population of 59,614 and an overall student population of 18,737. Approximately 1,963 of Terre Haute's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Terre Haute, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. In 2010, approximately 147 students graduated from the Engineering program at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
In 2010, 394 students graduated with an engineering degree in Terre Haute. If you decide to attend a engineering school in Terre Haute, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $37,360.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,441 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Terre Haute after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Terre Haute, which is the most popular engineering profession, are not very good. There were 7,770 engineers working in Indiana and 70 working in the greater Terre Haute area in 2010. The government projects that the number of engineers in Terre Haute will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Terre Haute is $65,270 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.