With an overall population of 17,310 and a student population of 3,322, approximately 3,322 of Morganton students attend one of Morganton's schools that offer engineering programs.
Morganton's largest engineering school is Western Piedmont Community College. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Engineering program at Western Piedmont Community College.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an engineering degree in Morganton. If you decide to attend a engineering school in Morganton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,627.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,160 for engineering related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Morganton, your job prospects are not very good. There were 6,270 engineers working in North Carolina and 120 working in the greater Morganton area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 6% in Morganton. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Morganton is $96,470 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.