With an overall population of 8,968 and a student population of 1,800, approximately 1,800 of Waverly students attend one of Waverly's schools that offer engineering programs.
Waverly's largest engineering school is Wartburg College. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Wartburg College with credentials in engineering.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Waverly in 2010. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Waverly was $27,450 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,010 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Waverly. And if you live on campus at one of the Waverly-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $7,615 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Waverly, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 40 engineers in Iowa were working in the greater Waverly area. Waverly's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Waverly, you can expect to make an average salary of $50,550 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.