Poughkeepsie has a general population of 29,871 and an overall student population of 18,858. Approximately 9,823 of Poughkeepsie's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Poughkeepsie's largest engineering school is Dutchess Community College. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Dutchess Community College with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with an engineering degree in Poughkeepsie. If you decide to attend a engineering school in Poughkeepsie, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,320.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,225 for engineering related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Poughkeepsie, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 engineers in New York were working in the greater Poughkeepsie area. Poughkeepsie's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Poughkeepsie is $67,900 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.