College Park has a general population of 24,657 and an overall student population of 37,195. Approximately 37,195 of College Park's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
University of Maryland-College Park is the largest engineering school in College Park, based on student population. In 2010, University of Maryland-College Park graduated approximately 242 students with credentials in engineering.
A reported 920 students graduated with credentials in engineering in College Park in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at College Park's engineering schools was $21,677 per year for instate students and $37,614 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,025 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,575 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,102.
If you decide to work as an engineer in College Park, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 6,790 engineers in Maryland, 6,370 were working in the greater College Park area. The government projects that the number of engineers in College Park will increase by 8% 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 College Park is $121,730 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.