Jefferson City has a general population of 39,636 and an overall student population of 3,555. Approximately 3,314 of Jefferson City's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Lincoln University is the largest engineering school in Jefferson City, based on student population. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Lincoln University with credentials in engineering.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Jefferson City in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Jefferson City's engineering schools was $12,374 per year for instate students and $16,142 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Jefferson City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,660 per year, on average, for room and board at Jefferson City-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,017.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Jefferson City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 5,740 engineers in Missouri, 290 were working in the greater Jefferson City area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Jefferson City will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Jefferson City, you can expect to make an average salary of $60,540 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.