Latrobe has a total population of 8,994 and a student population of 2,066. Of these students, 1,984 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Latrobe, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Saint Vincent College. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Saint Vincent College with credentials in engineering.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Latrobe in 2010. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Latrobe was $26,591 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Latrobe-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $8,184 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Latrobe after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Latrobe, which is the most popular engineering profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 12,150 engineers in Pennsylvania. Of these engineers, 3,600 were working in the greater Latrobe area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Latrobe 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 Latrobe is $72,720 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.