With an overall population of 5,230 and a student population of 6,466, approximately 6,340 of Nelsonville students attend one of Nelsonville's schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Nelsonville, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Hocking College. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Hocking College with credentials in engineering.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Nelsonville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,958 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Nelsonville engineering schools was an average of $16,627 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Nelsonville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,030 per year, on average, for room and board at Nelsonville-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,019.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Nelsonville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 56 engineers in Ohio were working in the greater Nelsonville area. Nelsonville'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 Nelsonville is $61,250 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.