El Dorado has a total population of 12,057 and a student population of 9,229. Of these students, 9,229 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
El Dorado's largest engineering school is Butler Community College. In 2010, Butler Community College graduated approximately 7 students from its engineering program.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in El Dorado in 2010. If you decide to attend one of El Dorado's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,170 per year in instate tuition and $11,670 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the El Dorado-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $5,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,170.
If you decide to work as an engineer in El Dorado, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 2,710 engineers in Kansas, 540 were working in the greater El Dorado area. El Dorado's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in El Dorado, you can expect to make an average salary of $66,920 per year. This is higher than the average salary for engineers in the state.