With an overall population of 9,688 and a student population of 2,066, approximately 2,066 of Espanola students attend one of Espanola's schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Espanola, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Northern New Mexico College. In 2010, Northern New Mexico College graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with an engineering degree in Espanola. Tuition in 2009 at Espanola's engineering schools was $14,460 per year for instate students and $19,902 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,168 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,790 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,120.
If you plan on staying in Espanola after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Espanola, which is the most popular engineering profession, are not very good. There were 1,030 engineers working in New Mexico and 60 working in the greater Espanola area in 2010. The number of engineers in Espanola is expected to increase by 6% 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 Espanola is $47,840 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.