Moorhead has a general population of 2,573 and an overall student population of 3,302. Approximately 3,302 of Moorhead's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Moorhead, by student population, is Mississippi Delta Community College. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Engineering program at Mississippi Delta Community College.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Moorhead in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Moorhead's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $7,560 per year in instate tuition and $9,168 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Moorhead-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $2,470 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,090.
If you plan on staying in Moorhead after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Moorhead, which is the most popular engineering profession, are good. In 2010, of the 1,570 engineers in Mississippi, 130 were working in the greater Moorhead area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 14% in Moorhead. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Moorhead is $33,420 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.