With an overall population of 8,253 and a student population of 11,894, approximately 11,894 of Orono students attend one of Orono's schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Orono, by student population, is University of Maine. Approximately 72 students graduated in 2010 from University of Maine with credentials in engineering.
A reported 174 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Orono in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Orono's engineering schools was $21,174 per year for instate students and $36,324 per year for out of state students.
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, you will face an additional expense of $8,348 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Orono, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 430 engineers in Maine, 100 were working in the greater Orono area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Orono will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Orono is $38,180 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.