With an overall population of 30,706 and a student population of 7,958, approximately 6,409 of Williamsport students attend one of Williamsport's schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Williamsport, by student population, is Pennsylvania College of Technology. In 2010, Pennsylvania College of Technology graduated approximately 21 students from its engineering program.
A total of 21 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Williamsport in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Williamsport's engineering schools was $24,505 per year for instate students and $27,655 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Williamsport-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $8,350 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,155.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Williamsport, your job prospects are not very good. There were 12,150 engineers working in Pennsylvania and 170 working in the greater Williamsport area in 2010. The number of engineers in Williamsport 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 Williamsport is $62,870 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.