Hillsboro has a total population of 1,675 and a student population of 5,788. Of these students, 5,788 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Jefferson College is the largest engineering school in Hillsboro, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Engineering program at Jefferson College.
If you decide to attend one of Hillsboro's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,753 per year in instate tuition and $13,761 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Hillsboro. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,960 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,090.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Hillsboro, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 5,740 engineers in Missouri. Of these engineers, 2,160 were working in the greater Hillsboro area. Hillsboro's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Hillsboro is $74,590 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.