With an overall population of 92,757 and a student population of 6,628, approximately 6,126 of Lawton students attend one of Lawton's schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Lawton, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Cameron University. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Engineering program at Cameron University.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Lawton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,920 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lawton engineering schools was an average of $23,785 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,350 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Lawton-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $3,576 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,320.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lawton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,670 engineers in Oklahoma. Of these engineers, 40 were working in the greater Lawton area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 26% in Lawton. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Lawton, you can expect to make an average salary of $84,820 per year. This is higher than the average salary for engineers in the state.