There are 2 engineering schools in Knoxville, Tennessee. Knoxville has a total population of 173,890 and a student population of 43,565. Of these students, 40,231 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Knoxville, by student population, is The University of Tennessee. In 2010, approximately 95 students graduated from the Engineering program at The University of Tennessee.
In 2010, 496 students graduated with an engineering degree in Knoxville. If you decide to attend one of Knoxville's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,780 per year in instate tuition and $36,098 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,558 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Knoxville-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,543.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Knoxville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,960 engineers in Tennessee. Of these engineers, 1,030 were working in the greater Knoxville area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Knoxville will decrease by -9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Knoxville is $94,250 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.
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