Anderson has a general population of 25,514 and an overall student population of 2,373. Approximately 2,279 of Anderson's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Anderson, by student population, is Anderson University. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Engineering program at Anderson University.
In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Anderson was $19,212 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Anderson-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $7,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $32,562.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Anderson, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,860 engineers working in South Carolina and 390 working in the greater Anderson area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 6% in Anderson. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Anderson is $62,390 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.