Clarksdale has a total population of 20,645 and a student population of 2,565. Of these students, 2,565 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Clarksdale, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Coahoma Community College. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Coahoma Community College with credentials in engineering.
If you decide to attend one of Clarksdale's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $6,554 per year in instate tuition and $7,754 per year in out of state tuition.
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 $3,514 per year, on average, for room and board at Clarksdale-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $4,640.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Clarksdale, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,570 engineers in Mississippi. Of these engineers, 130 were working in the greater Clarksdale area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 14% in Clarksdale. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Clarksdale is $33,420 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.