With an overall population of 16,367 and a student population of 7,045, approximately 6,814 of Rolla students attend one of Rolla's schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Rolla, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Missouri University of Science and Technology. In 2010, approximately 213 students graduated from the Engineering program at Missouri University of Science and Technology.
In 2010, 1,244 students graduated with an engineering degree in Rolla. Tuition in 2009 at Rolla's engineering schools was $20,446 per year for instate students and $31,537 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $960 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Rolla. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,010 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Rolla, your job prospects are not very good. There were 3,370 engineers working in Missouri and 120 working in the greater Rolla area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to decrease by -2% in Rolla. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Rolla is $64,810 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.