With an overall population of 90,599 and a student population of 30,464, approximately 14,189 of Fargo students attend one of Fargo's schools that offer engineering programs.
Fargo's largest engineering school is North Dakota State University-Main Campus. Approximately 77 students graduated in 2010 from North Dakota State University-Main Campus with credentials in engineering.
A total of 264 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Fargo in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Fargo's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,323 per year in instate tuition and $25,422 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $700 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,568 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Fargo after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Fargo, which is the most popular engineering profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 engineers in North Dakota were working in the greater Fargo area. Fargo's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 28% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Fargo, you can expect to make an average salary of $65,830 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.