Bristol has a total population of 24,821 and a student population of 1,804. Of these students, 1,804 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Bristol, the largest engineering school, by student population, is King College. In 2010, King College graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Bristol's engineering schools. If you decide to attend a engineering school in Bristol, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $21,880.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,418 per year, on average, for room and board at Bristol-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,980.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bristol, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,960 engineers in Tennessee, 300 were working in the greater Bristol area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to decrease by -9% in Bristol. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Bristol is $71,800 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.