With an overall population of 3,579 and a student population of 9,429, approximately 9,429 of Cullowhee students attend one of Cullowhee's schools that offer engineering programs.
Western Carolina University is the largest engineering school in Cullowhee, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 46 students graduated from the Engineering program at Western Carolina University.
A total of 46 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Cullowhee in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Cullowhee's engineering schools was $14,470 per year for instate students and $24,067 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,006 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Cullowhee. And if you live on campus at one of the Cullowhee-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $5,982 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Cullowhee after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Cullowhee, which is the most popular engineering profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 31 engineers in North Carolina were working in the greater Cullowhee area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 10% in Cullowhee. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Cullowhee is $44,540 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.