If you decide that you want to get an engineering degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 engineering schools in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Orangeburg has a total population of 12,765 and a student population of 9,617. Of these students, 6,398 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Orangeburg, by student population, is South Carolina State University. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from South Carolina State University with credentials in engineering.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Orangeburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,273 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Orangeburg engineering schools was an average of $27,355 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,350 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Orangeburg-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $7,834 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,421.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Orangeburg, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 3,330 engineers in South Carolina, 100 were working in the greater Orangeburg area. The number of engineers in Orangeburg is expected to 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 Orangeburg is $67,390 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.
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