Santa Fe has a total population of 62,203 and a student population of 6,003. Of these students, 4,630 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Santa Fe Community College is the largest engineering school in Santa Fe, based on student population. In 2010, Santa Fe Community College graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in engineering.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Santa Fe in 2010. If you decide to attend a engineering school in Santa Fe, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,113.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,070 for engineering related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Santa Fe, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 engineers in New Mexico were working in the greater Santa Fe area. The number of engineers in Santa Fe is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Santa Fe is $85,010 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.