With an overall population of 3,882 and a student population of 7,596, approximately 7,596 of Fulton students attend one of Fulton's schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Fulton, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Itawamba Community College. In 2010, Itawamba Community College graduated approximately 5 students from its engineering program.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Fulton in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Fulton's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,150 per year in instate tuition and $10,900 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,010 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,490.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Fulton, your job prospects are good. There were 1,570 engineers working in Mississippi and 360 working in the greater Fulton area in 2010. The number of engineers in Fulton is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Fulton, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,350 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.