With an overall population of 15,374 and a student population of 2,206, approximately 2,206 of Coos Bay students attend one of Coos Bay's schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Coos Bay, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Southwestern Oregon Community College. In 2010, Southwestern Oregon Community College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Coos Bay's engineering schools. If you decide to attend a engineering school in Coos Bay, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,912.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,330 per year, on average, for room and board at Coos Bay-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,272.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Coos Bay, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 3,210 engineers in Oregon. Of these engineers, 90 were working in the greater Coos Bay area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 9% in Coos Bay. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Coos Bay, you can expect to make an average salary of $75,690 per year. This is higher than the average salary for engineers in the state.