Durant has a general population of 13,549 and an overall student population of 4,330. Approximately 4,229 of Durant's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Durant, by student population, is Southeastern Oklahoma State University. In 2010, approximately 81 students graduated from the Engineering program at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
In 2010, 89 students graduated with an engineering degree in Durant. If you decide to attend one of Durant's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,923 per year in instate tuition and $20,294 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Durant-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $4,900 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 Durant, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 1,610 engineers in Oklahoma. Of these engineers, 40 were working in the greater Durant area. The number of engineers in Durant is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.