Garden City has a general population of 28,451 and an overall student population of 2,054. Approximately 2,054 of Garden City's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Garden City Community College is the largest engineering school in Garden City, based on student population. In 2010, Garden City Community College graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in engineering.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Garden City in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Garden City's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,308 per year in instate tuition and $12,012 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $840 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Garden City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,775 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,896.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Garden City, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 engineers in Kansas were working in the greater Garden City area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Garden City will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Garden City, you can expect to make an average salary of $64,910 per year. This is higher than the average salary for engineers in the state.