Stillwater has a total population of 39,065 and a student population of 23,639. Of these students, 23,033 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Stillwater, by student population, is Oklahoma State University-Main Campus. In 2010, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus graduated approximately 153 students with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 469 students graduated with an engineering degree in Stillwater. Tuition in 2009 at Stillwater's engineering schools was $19,082 per year for instate students and $29,436 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $980 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,402 per year, on average, for room and board at Stillwater-based engineering schools. 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 Stillwater, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 engineers in Oklahoma were working in the greater Stillwater area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Stillwater will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Stillwater is $32,780 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.