There are 2 engineering schools in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Chattanooga has a general population of 155,554 and an overall student population of 22,629. Approximately 19,957 of Chattanooga's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 2 engineering schools in Chattanooga, the largest engineering school, by student population, is The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Approximately 45 students graduated in 2010 from The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 135 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Chattanooga's engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,938 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Chattanooga engineering schools was an average of $29,236 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Chattanooga-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $8,190 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,992.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Chattanooga, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,000 engineers in Tennessee, 380 were working in the greater Chattanooga area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to decrease by -10% in Chattanooga. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Chattanooga, you can expect to make an average salary of $81,260 per year. This is higher than the average salary for engineers in the state.
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