With an overall population of 6,131 and a student population of 4,881, approximately 4,783 of Coraopolis students attend one of Coraopolis's schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Coraopolis, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Robert Morris University. In 2010, Robert Morris University graduated approximately 25 students from its engineering program.
A reported 37 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Coraopolis in 2010. If you decide to attend a engineering school in Coraopolis, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,560.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Coraopolis. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,370 per year, on average, for room and board at Coraopolis-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Coraopolis after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Coraopolis, which is the most popular engineering profession, are not very good. There were 12,150 engineers working in Pennsylvania and 3,600 working in the greater Coraopolis area in 2010. The number of engineers in Coraopolis is expected to 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 Coraopolis is $72,720 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.