Denton has a total population of 80,537 and a student population of 48,341. Of these students, 35,003 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
University of North Texas is the largest engineering school in Denton, based on student population. Approximately 26 students graduated in 2010 from University of North Texas with credentials in engineering.
A total of 54 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Denton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,565 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Denton engineering schools was an average of $24,213 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,250 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,535 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Denton, your job prospects are not very good. There were 15,670 engineers working in Texas and 3,930 working in the greater Denton area in 2010. The number of engineers in Denton is expected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Denton is $56,150 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.