Jamestown has a total population of 31,730 and a student population of 4,353. Of these students, 4,024 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Jamestown, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Jamestown Community College. In 2010, Jamestown Community College graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Jamestown's engineering schools. If you decide to attend one of Jamestown's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,900 per year in instate tuition and $18,540 per year in out of state tuition.
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 $7,850 per year, on average, for room and board at Jamestown-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,050.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jamestown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 10,380 engineers in New York. Of these engineers, 760 were working in the greater Jamestown area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to decrease by -4% in Jamestown. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Jamestown is $71,120 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.