Easton has a general population of 26,263 and an overall student population of 2,406. Approximately 2,406 of Easton's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Easton, by student population, is Lafayette College. In 2010, approximately 48 students graduated from the Engineering program at Lafayette College.
In 2010, 117 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Easton's engineering schools. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Easton was $38,490 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,799 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Easton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 9,300 engineers in Pennsylvania. Of these engineers, 670 were working in the greater Easton area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Easton will decrease by -4% 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 Easton is $81,130 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.