There are 2 engineering schools in Omaha, Nebraska. With an overall population of 390,007 and a student population of 47,574, approximately 31,623 of Omaha students attend one of Omaha's schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 2 engineering schools in Omaha, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Metropolitan Community College Area. In 2010, Metropolitan Community College Area graduated approximately 11 students with credentials in engineering.
A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Omaha in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Omaha's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,511 per year in instate tuition and $20,976 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,350 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Omaha. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,985 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,196.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Omaha, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,790 engineers in Nebraska, 880 were working in the greater Omaha area. Omaha's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Omaha is $80,070 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.
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