Bozeman has a general population of 27,509 and an overall student population of 12,424. Approximately 12,348 of Bozeman's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Bozeman's largest engineering school is Montana State University. In 2010, approximately 65 students graduated from the Engineering program at Montana State University.
In 2010, 193 students graduated with an engineering degree in Bozeman. If you decide to attend one of Bozeman's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,468 per year in instate tuition and $29,131 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bozeman-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $7,380 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Bozeman after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Bozeman, which is the most popular engineering profession, are good. In 2010, there were 990 engineers in Montana. Of these engineers, 550 were working in the greater Bozeman area. The number of engineers in Bozeman is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Bozeman, you can expect to make an average salary of $63,380 per year. This is higher than the average salary for engineers in the state.