With an overall population of 21,342 and a student population of 22,647, approximately 22,647 of Athens students attend one of Athens's schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Athens, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Ohio University-Main Campus. Approximately 46 students graduated in 2010 from Ohio University-Main Campus with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 146 students graduated with an engineering degree in Athens. Tuition in 2009 at Athens's engineering schools was $22,905 per year for instate students and $31,869 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $873 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,408 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Athens, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 56 engineers in Ohio were working in the greater Athens area. Athens's engineer workforce is projected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Athens is $61,250 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.