With an overall population of 17,188 and a student population of 6,225, approximately 3,264 of Elizabeth City students attend one of Elizabeth City's schools that offer engineering programs.
Elizabeth City State University is the largest engineering school in Elizabeth City, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Engineering program at Elizabeth City State University.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Elizabeth City's engineering schools. If you decide to attend one of Elizabeth City's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,126 per year in instate tuition and $19,175 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Elizabeth City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,495 per year, on average, for room and board at Elizabeth City-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Elizabeth City, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 4,470 engineers in North Carolina. Of these engineers, 150 were working in the greater Elizabeth City area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 10% in Elizabeth City. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Elizabeth City is $39,860 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.