Alfred, New York has 2 engineering schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in engineering. Alfred has a total population of 3,954 and a student population of 5,849. Of these students, 5,849 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Alfred's largest engineering school is Alfred University. In 2010, approximately 17 students graduated from the Engineering program at Alfred University.
In 2010, 71 students graduated with an engineering degree in Alfred. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $29,011 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Alfred engineering schools was an average of $30,901 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,075 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Alfred-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $10,182 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,862.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Alfred, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 10,380 engineers in New York, 760 were working in the greater Alfred area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to decrease by -4% in Alfred. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Alfred is $71,120 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.