Dodge City has a general population of 25,176 and an overall student population of 1,706. Approximately 1,706 of Dodge City's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Dodge City, by student population, is Dodge City Community College. In 2010, Dodge City Community College graduated approximately 2 students from its engineering program.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Dodge City in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Dodge City's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,536 per year in instate tuition and $12,016 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,502 per year, on average, for room and board at Dodge City-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,034.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Dodge City, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 engineers in Kansas were working in the greater Dodge City area. Dodge City's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 10% 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 Dodge City is $64,910 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.