With an overall population of 11,514 and a student population of 1,756, approximately 1,756 of Parsons students attend one of Parsons's schools that offer engineering programs.
Labette Community College is the largest engineering school in Parsons, based on student population. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Labette Community College with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an engineering degree in Parsons. If you decide to attend one of Parsons's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $6,255 per year in instate tuition and $7,005 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $825 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $680 per year, on average, for room and board at Parsons-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,575.
If you plan on staying in Parsons after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Parsons, which is the most popular engineering profession, are average. In 2010, of the 2,710 engineers in Kansas, 520 were working in the greater Parsons area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 10% in Parsons. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Parsons is $64,910 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.