West Long Branch has a total population of 8,258 and a student population of 6,499. Of these students, 6,499 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in West Long Branch, by student population, is Monmouth University. In 2010, Monmouth University graduated approximately 49 students with credentials in engineering.
A reported 49 students graduated with credentials in engineering in West Long Branch in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,014 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,342 per year, on average, for room and board at West Long Branch-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,921.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in West Long Branch, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 7,000 engineers in New Jersey. Of these engineers, 1,990 were working in the greater West Long Branch area. The number of engineers in West Long Branch is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in West Long Branch is $84,150 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.