Brookings has a total population of 18,504 and a student population of 12,376. Of these students, 12,376 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Brookings, by student population, is South Dakota State University. Approximately 49 students graduated in 2010 from South Dakota State University with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 154 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Brookings's engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,195 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Brookings engineering schools was an average of $17,568 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,068 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,669 per year, on average, for room and board at Brookings-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Brookings is $62,230 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.