Reno, Nevada has 2 engineering schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in engineering. Reno has a general population of 180,480 and an overall student population of 30,362. Approximately 29,817 of Reno's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
University of Nevada-Reno is the largest engineering school in Reno, based on student population. In 2010, University of Nevada-Reno graduated approximately 80 students with credentials in engineering.
A total of 244 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Reno in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,345 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Reno engineering schools was an average of $32,685 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Reno-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $9,245 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,416.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Reno, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,230 engineers in Nevada, 440 were working in the greater Reno area. The number of engineers in Reno is expected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Reno is $87,550 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.
Reno, Nevada 89557
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