Corsicana has a general population of 24,485 and an overall student population of 9,200. Approximately 9,200 of Corsicana's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Navarro College is the largest engineering school in Corsicana, based on student population. In 2010, Navarro College graduated approximately 2 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Corsicana's engineering schools. Tuition in 2009 at Corsicana's engineering schools was $16,225 per year for instate students and $17,079 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,366 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Corsicana. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,266 per year, on average, for room and board at Corsicana-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,134.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Corsicana, your job prospects are good. There were 13,770 engineers working in Texas and 150 working in the greater Corsicana area in 2010. Corsicana's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Corsicana is $34,190 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.