Fort Worth has a total population of 534,694 and a student population of 61,451. Of these students, 8,853 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Fort Worth's largest engineering school is Texas Christian University. In 2010, approximately 34 students graduated from the Engineering program at Texas Christian University.
A reported 34 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Fort Worth in 2010. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Fort Worth was $28,298 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Fort Worth-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $9,810 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Fort Worth after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Fort Worth, which is the most popular engineering profession, are average. In 2010, of the 18,850 engineers in Texas, 1,730 were working in the greater Fort Worth area. The number of engineers in Fort Worth is expected to increase by 11% 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 Fort Worth is $72,570 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.