Galveston has a total population of 57,247 and a student population of 6,371. Of these students, 1,774 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Galveston, by student population, is Texas A & M University at Galveston. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from Texas A & M University at Galveston with credentials in engineering.
A total of 31 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Galveston in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Galveston's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,995 per year in instate tuition and $24,305 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,278 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,676 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Galveston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 28,100 engineers in Texas, 10,070 were working in the greater Galveston area. The number of engineers in Galveston is expected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.