Loretto has a general population of 1,190 and an overall student population of 2,300. Approximately 2,300 of Loretto's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Loretto's largest engineering school is Saint Francis University. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Engineering program at Saint Francis University.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Loretto in 2010. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Loretto was $25,554 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Loretto-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $8,716 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,554.
If you plan on staying in Loretto after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Loretto, which is the most popular engineering profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 12,150 engineers in Pennsylvania. Of these engineers, 140 were working in the greater Loretto area. The number of engineers in Loretto is expected to increase by 7% 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 Loretto is $68,990 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.