Sioux Center has a total population of 6,002 and a student population of 1,322. Of these students, 1,322 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Sioux Center, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Dordt College. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Dordt College with credentials in engineering.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Sioux Center in 2010. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Sioux Center was $22,080 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $910 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Sioux Center-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $6,010 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,000.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Sioux Center, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 engineers in Iowa were working in the greater Sioux Center area. The number of engineers in Sioux Center is expected to increase by 9% 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 Sioux Center is $58,300 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.