Huntingdon has a total population of 6,918 and a student population of 1,549. Of these students, 1,468 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Huntingdon, by student population, is Juniata College. In 2010, Juniata College graduated approximately 3 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an engineering degree in Huntingdon. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $31,550 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $600 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,650 per year, on average, for room and board at Huntingdon-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Huntingdon, your job prospects are not very good. There were 9,300 engineers working in Pennsylvania and 230 working in the greater Huntingdon area in 2010. The government projects that the number of engineers in Huntingdon 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 Huntingdon is $55,230 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.