Hattiesburg has a general population of 44,779 and an overall student population of 19,061. Approximately 15,300 of Hattiesburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer electrical engineering programs.
Hattiesburg's largest electrical engineering school is University of Southern Mississippi. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from University of Southern Mississippi with credentials in electrical engineering.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with an electrical engineering degree from one of Hattiesburg's electrical engineering schools. If you decide to attend one of Hattiesburg's electrical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,412 per year in instate tuition and $24,062 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for electrical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Hattiesburg-based electrical engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $6,200 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,212.
After graduating with your credentials in electrical engineering, if you decide to work as an electrical engineer in Hattiesburg, your job prospects are average. The number of electrical engineers in Hattiesburg is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for electrical engineers.