With an overall population of 25,575 and a student population of 8,194, approximately 8,194 of Kingsville students attend one of Kingsville's schools that offer engineering programs.
Kingsville's largest engineering school is Texas A & M University-Kingsville. In 2010, approximately 48 students graduated from the Engineering program at Texas A & M University-Kingsville.
In 2010, 166 students graduated with an engineering degree in Kingsville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,686 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Kingsville engineering schools was an average of $19,358 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Kingsville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,654 per year, on average, for room and board at Kingsville-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,486.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Kingsville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 77 engineers in Texas were working in the greater Kingsville area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 16% in Kingsville. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Kingsville is $33,290 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.