Greenwood has a general population of 22,071 and an overall student population of 8,458. Approximately 5,566 of Greenwood's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Piedmont Technical College is the largest engineering school in Greenwood, based on student population. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from Piedmont Technical College with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with an engineering certificate in Greenwood. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Greenwood was $3,440 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Greenwood.
If you plan on staying in Greenwood after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Greenwood, which is the most popular engineering profession, are average. There were 3,330 engineers working in South Carolina and 170 working in the greater Greenwood area in 2010. The government projects that the number of engineers in Greenwood will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Greenwood is $73,390 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.