Tonkawa has a total population of 3,299 and a student population of 5,228. Of these students, 5,228 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Tonkawa, by student population, is Northern Oklahoma College. In 2010, approximately 9 students graduated from the Engineering program at Northern Oklahoma College.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Tonkawa's engineering schools. Tuition in 2009 at Tonkawa's engineering schools was $9,713 per year for instate students and $13,223 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Tonkawa. And if you live on campus at one of the Tonkawa-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $4,010 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,903.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Tonkawa, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,950 engineers in Oklahoma, 190 were working in the greater Tonkawa area. Tonkawa's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 7% 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 Tonkawa is $32,780 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.