With an overall population of 30,248 and a student population of 9,199, approximately 3,957 of Florence students attend one of Florence's schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Florence, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Francis Marion University. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Francis Marion University with credentials in engineering.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Florence in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Florence's engineering schools was $24,772 per year for instate students and $32,397 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,700 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,024 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $16,746.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Florence, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 43 engineers in South Carolina were working in the greater Florence area. Florence's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Florence, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,330 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.