Grove City has a general population of 8,024 and an overall student population of 2,530. Approximately 2,530 of Grove City's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Grove City's largest engineering school is Grove City College. In 2010, Grove City College graduated approximately 33 students from its engineering program.
A reported 37 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Grove City in 2010. If you decide to attend a engineering school in Grove City, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $12,590.
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 $6,824 per year, on average, for room and board at Grove City-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Grove City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 9,300 engineers in Pennsylvania, 220 were working in the greater Grove City area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Grove City 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 Grove City is $64,880 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.