West Point has a total population of 7,138 and a student population of 9,242. Of these students, 4,621 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in West Point, the largest engineering school, by student population, is United States Military Academy. In 2010, United States Military Academy graduated approximately 69 students from its engineering program.
A reported 271 students graduated with credentials in engineering in West Point in 2010.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in West Point, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 engineers in New York were working in the greater West Point area. West Point's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in West Point is $67,900 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.