With an overall population of 7,939 and a student population of 2,895, approximately 2,473 of Poteau students attend one of Poteau's schools that offer engineering programs.
Carl Albert State College is the largest engineering school in Poteau, based on student population. In 2010, Carl Albert State College graduated approximately 3 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Poteau's engineering schools. If you decide to attend a engineering school in Poteau, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,104.
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 Poteau. And if you live on campus at one of the Poteau-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $3,100 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,924.
If you plan on staying in Poteau after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Poteau, which is the most popular engineering profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 engineers in Oklahoma were working in the greater Poteau area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Poteau will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Poteau is $72,510 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.