Ada has a general population of 5,582 and an overall student population of 3,636. Approximately 3,636 of Ada's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Ada, by student population, is Ohio Northern University. Approximately 44 students graduated in 2010 from Ohio Northern University with credentials in engineering.
A total of 84 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Ada in 2010. If you decide to attend a engineering school in Ada, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $31,866.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Ada-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $8,280 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ada, your job prospects are not very good. There were 13,480 engineers working in Ohio and 680 working in the greater Ada area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to decrease by -1% in Ada. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Ada is $58,200 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.