Takoma Park has a general population of 17,299 and an overall student population of 1,178. Approximately 1,178 of Takoma Park's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Takoma Park, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Washington Adventist University. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Engineering program at Washington Adventist University.
In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Takoma Park was $19,480 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Takoma Park-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,780.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Takoma Park, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 7,270 engineers in Maryland, 1,980 were working in the greater Takoma Park area. Takoma Park's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 30% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Takoma Park, you can expect to make an average salary of $92,750 per year. This is higher than the average salary for engineers in the state.