Dubuque has a total population of 57,686 and a student population of 5,066. Of these students, 1,567 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Loras College is the largest engineering school in Dubuque, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Engineering program at Loras College.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Dubuque's engineering schools. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Dubuque was $25,348 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,026 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $27,448.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Dubuque, your job prospects are good. There were 1,690 engineers working in Iowa and 50 working in the greater Dubuque area in 2010. The number of engineers in Dubuque is expected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Dubuque is $70,430 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.