Hopkinsville has a total population of 30,089 and a student population of 3,753. Of these students, 3,753 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Hopkinsville, by student population, is Hopkinsville Community College. In 2010, Hopkinsville Community College graduated approximately 102 students with credentials in engineering.
A reported 102 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Hopkinsville in 2010. If you decide to attend a engineering school in Hopkinsville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,000.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for engineering related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Hopkinsville, your job prospects are not very good. There were 950 engineers working in Kentucky and 130 working in the greater Hopkinsville area in 2010. The government projects that the number of engineers in Hopkinsville will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Hopkinsville, you can expect to make an average salary of $56,590 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.