With an overall population of 86,911 and a student population of 24,133, approximately 24,133 of Killeen students attend one of Killeen's schools that offer engineering programs.
Central Texas College is the largest engineering school in Killeen, based on student population. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Central Texas College with credentials in engineering.
Tuition in 2009 at Killeen's engineering schools was $10,489 per year for instate students and $13,069 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,575 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,639 per year, on average, for room and board at Killeen-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,692.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Killeen, your job prospects are good. There were 13,770 engineers working in Texas and 130 working in the greater Killeen area in 2010. The number of engineers in Killeen is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Killeen, you can expect to make an average salary of $38,170 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.