El Paso, Texas has 2 engineering schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in engineering. El Paso has a general population of 563,662 and an overall student population of 54,081. Approximately 49,179 of El Paso's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The University of Texas at El Paso is the largest engineering school in El Paso, based on student population. In 2010, The University of Texas at El Paso graduated approximately 90 students with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 286 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of El Paso's engineering schools. If you decide to attend one of El Paso's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,115 per year in instate tuition and $27,475 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,045 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,203 per year, on average, for room and board at El Paso-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,659.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in El Paso, your job prospects are good. There were 28,100 engineers working in Texas and 360 working in the greater El Paso area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 23% in El Paso. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in El Paso is $69,130 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.
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