Klamath Falls has a total population of 19,462 and a student population of 5,200. Of these students, 3,915 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Oregon Institute of Technology is the largest engineering school in Klamath Falls, based on student population. In 2010, Oregon Institute of Technology graduated approximately 28 students with credentials in engineering.
A reported 40 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Klamath Falls in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Klamath Falls's engineering schools was $18,285 per year for instate students and $29,805 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Klamath Falls. And if you live on campus at one of the Klamath Falls-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $8,245 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,970.
If you plan on staying in Klamath Falls after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Klamath Falls, which is the most popular engineering profession, are average. In 2010, of the 3,210 engineers in Oregon, 220 were working in the greater Klamath Falls area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Klamath Falls will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Klamath Falls is $67,090 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.