Booneville has a total population of 8,625 and a student population of 3,633. Of these students, 3,633 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Northeast Mississippi Community College is the largest engineering school in Booneville, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Engineering program at Northeast Mississippi Community College.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an engineering degree in Booneville. Tuition in 2009 at Booneville's engineering schools was $8,891 per year for instate students and $10,821 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Booneville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,104 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,727.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Booneville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 engineers in Mississippi were working in the greater Booneville area. The number of engineers in Booneville is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Booneville is $31,350 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.