With an overall population of 5,914 and a student population of 8,822, approximately 8,822 of Morehead students attend one of Morehead's schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Morehead, by student population, is Morehead State University. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Morehead State University with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Morehead's engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,940 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Morehead engineering schools was an average of $24,000 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $912 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Morehead. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,192 per year, on average, for room and board at Morehead-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Morehead, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,100 engineers in Kentucky. Of these engineers, 430 were working in the greater Morehead area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Morehead will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Morehead is $64,120 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.