Wesson has a total population of 1,693 and a student population of 3,740. Of these students, 3,740 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Copiah-Lincoln Community College is the largest engineering school in Wesson, based on student population. In 2010, Copiah-Lincoln Community College graduated approximately 0 students from its engineering program.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,820 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Wesson. And if you live on campus at one of the Wesson-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $3,050 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,285.
If you plan on staying in Wesson after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Wesson, which is the most popular engineering profession, are good. There were 2,070 engineers working in Mississippi and 580 working in the greater Wesson area in 2010. Wesson's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Wesson is $67,300 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.