With an overall population of 173,627 and a student population of 11,812, approximately 11,289 of Amarillo students attend one of Amarillo's schools that offer engineering programs.
Amarillo College is the largest engineering school in Amarillo, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Engineering program at Amarillo College.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Amarillo's engineering schools. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Amarillo was $1,410 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,292 for engineering related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Amarillo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 149 engineers in Texas were working in the greater Amarillo area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Amarillo will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Amarillo, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,640 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.