With an overall population of 10,938 and a student population of 1,883, approximately 1,883 of Oskaloosa students attend one of Oskaloosa's schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Oskaloosa, the largest engineering school, by student population, is William Penn University. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from William Penn University with credentials in engineering.
In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Oskaloosa was $18,934 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Oskaloosa. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,292 per year, on average, for room and board at Oskaloosa-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,026.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Oskaloosa, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 2,380 engineers in Iowa, 490 were working in the greater Oskaloosa area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Oskaloosa will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Oskaloosa is $70,820 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.