Beaufort has a total population of 12,950 and a student population of 2,565. Of these students, 2,565 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Beaufort's largest engineering school is Technical College of the Lowcountry. In 2010, Technical College of the Lowcountry graduated approximately 5 students from its engineering program.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Beaufort in 2010. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Beaufort was $3,382 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,250 for engineering related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Beaufort, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,640 engineers in South Carolina, 130 were working in the greater Beaufort area. Beaufort's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 13% 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 Beaufort is $68,540 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.