With an overall population of 26,760 and a student population of 6,920, approximately 606 of Emporia students attend one of Emporia's schools that offer engineering programs.
Emporia's largest engineering school is Flint Hills Technical College. In 2010, Flint Hills Technical College graduated approximately 27 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with an engineering certificate in Emporia. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,660 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,300 for engineering related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Emporia after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Emporia, which is the most popular engineering profession, are average. There were 2,710 engineers working in Kansas and 520 working in the greater Emporia area in 2010. The government projects that the number of engineers in Emporia will increase by 10% 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 Emporia is $64,910 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.