Beaver Falls has a general population of 9,920 and an overall student population of 2,015. Approximately 1,960 of Beaver Falls's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Beaver Falls's largest engineering school is Geneva College. In 2010, approximately 24 students graduated from the Engineering program at Geneva College.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Beaver Falls's engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,400 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,770 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $23,450.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Beaver Falls, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 engineers in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Beaver Falls area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Beaver Falls will increase by 7% 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 Beaver Falls is $72,720 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.