Durham has a general population of 9,024 and an overall student population of 15,253. Approximately 15,253 of Durham's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Durham, by student population, is University of New Hampshire-Main Campus. In 2010, University of New Hampshire-Main Campus graduated approximately 98 students with credentials in engineering.
A total of 230 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Durham in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,348 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Durham engineering schools was an average of $39,318 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 Durham-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $9,674 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,550.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Durham, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,110 engineers working in New Hampshire and 80 working in the greater Durham area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 2% in Durham. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.