Mount Pleasant has a total population of 25,946 and a student population of 27,472. Of these students, 27,247 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Mount Pleasant's largest engineering school is Central Michigan University. In 2010, approximately 19 students graduated from the Engineering program at Central Michigan University.
A reported 35 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Mount Pleasant in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Mount Pleasant's engineering schools was $20,297 per year for instate students and $33,797 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,896 per year, on average, for room and board at Mount Pleasant-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Mount Pleasant, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 27 engineers in Michigan were working in the greater Mount Pleasant area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Mount Pleasant will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Mount Pleasant is $61,910 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.