With an overall population of 6,514 and a student population of 2,891, approximately 2,891 of Collegedale students attend one of Collegedale's schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Collegedale, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Southern Adventist University. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Southern Adventist University with credentials in engineering.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Collegedale in 2010. If you decide to attend a engineering school in Collegedale, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $17,112.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,080 per year, on average, for room and board at Collegedale-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Collegedale, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 engineers in Tennessee were working in the greater Collegedale area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to decrease by -10% in Collegedale. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Collegedale, 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.