Lexington, Kentucky has 2 engineering schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in engineering. Lexington has a general population of 260,512 and an overall student population of 45,371. Approximately 39,668 of Lexington's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Bluegrass Community and Technical College is the largest engineering school in Lexington, based on student population. Approximately 247 students graduated in 2010 from Bluegrass Community and Technical College with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 556 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Lexington's engineering schools. If you decide to attend one of Lexington's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,183 per year in instate tuition and $28,738 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,125 per year, on average, for room and board at Lexington-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,991.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Lexington, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,640 engineers in Kentucky, 480 were working in the greater Lexington area. Lexington's engineer workforce is projected to decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Lexington, you can expect to make an average salary of $60,370 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.
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