Wilkes Barre's largest engineering school is Wilkes University. In 2010, Wilkes University graduated approximately 17 students from its engineering program.
A reported 32 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Wilkes Barre in 2010. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Wilkes Barre was $26,010 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Wilkes Barre. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,100 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $30,060.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wilkes Barre, your job prospects are not very good. Wilkes Barre's engineer workforce is projected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.