If you are interested in pursuing engineering, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 engineering schools in Bismarck, North Dakota. Bismarck has a general population of 55,532 and an overall student population of 7,696. Approximately 7,001 of Bismarck's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Bismarck State College is the largest engineering school in Bismarck, based on student population. In 2010, Bismarck State College graduated approximately 7 students from its engineering program.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Bismarck in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Bismarck's engineering schools was $16,439 per year for instate students and $18,686 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Bismarck. And if you live on campus at one of the Bismarck-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $4,869 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,570.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bismarck, your job prospects are good. There were 640 engineers working in North Dakota and 420 working in the greater Bismarck area in 2010. The government projects that the number of engineers in Bismarck will increase by 28% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Bismarck is $66,500 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.
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