Lincoln, Nebraska has 2 engineering schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in engineering. Lincoln has a general population of 225,581 and an overall student population of 41,437. Approximately 24,983 of Lincoln's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Lincoln, by student population, is University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In 2010, University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduated approximately 110 students from its engineering program.
A total of 419 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Lincoln in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,957 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lincoln engineering schools was an average of $28,477 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $995 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,525 per year, on average, for room and board at Lincoln-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,135.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Lincoln, your job prospects are good. There were 1,790 engineers working in Nebraska and 410 working in the greater Lincoln area in 2010. The number of engineers in Lincoln is expected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Lincoln is $70,310 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.
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