Corvallis has a total population of 49,322 and a student population of 22,012. Of these students, 21,950 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Corvallis's largest engineering school is Oregon State University. Approximately 128 students graduated in 2010 from Oregon State University with credentials in engineering.
A total of 576 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Corvallis in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Corvallis's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,133 per year in instate tuition and $32,057 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,603 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,352 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,781.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Corvallis, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 24 engineers in Oregon were working in the greater Corvallis area. Corvallis's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Corvallis is $65,710 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.