Duluth has a general population of 86,918 and an overall student population of 20,802. Approximately 11,664 of Duluth's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Duluth, the largest engineering school, by student population, is University of Minnesota-Duluth. Approximately 66 students graduated in 2010 from University of Minnesota-Duluth with credentials in engineering.
A reported 114 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Duluth in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Duluth's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,378 per year in instate tuition and $23,378 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,348 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,176 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $15,202.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Duluth, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,080 engineers in Minnesota, 220 were working in the greater Duluth area. The number of engineers in Duluth is expected to increase by 7% 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 Duluth is $52,750 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.