With an overall population of 49,321 and a student population of 13,234, approximately 13,172 of Grand Forks students attend one of Grand Forks's schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Grand Forks, the largest engineering school, by student population, is University of North Dakota. In 2010, approximately 58 students graduated from the Engineering program at University of North Dakota.
A total of 140 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Grand Forks in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,726 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Grand Forks engineering schools was an average of $25,845 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,978 per year, on average, for room and board at Grand Forks-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,726.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Grand Forks, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 engineers in North Dakota were working in the greater Grand Forks area. The number of engineers in Grand Forks is expected to increase by 28% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Grand Forks, you can expect to make an average salary of $62,510 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.