Castine's largest engineering school is Maine Maritime Academy. Approximately 60 students graduated in 2010 from Maine Maritime Academy with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 94 students graduated with an engineering degree in Castine. If you decide to attend one of Castine's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,155 per year in instate tuition and $28,855 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Castine-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $8,450 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Castine after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Castine, which is the most popular engineering profession, are average. In 2010, there were 870 engineers in Maine. Of these engineers, 40 were working in the greater Castine area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Castine will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Castine is $63,530 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.