Lufkin has a total population of 32,709 and a student population of 5,500. Of these students, 5,422 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Lufkin's largest engineering school is Angelina College. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Engineering program at Angelina College.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Lufkin in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,896 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lufkin engineering schools was an average of $12,706 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,330 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,600 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,232.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Lufkin, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 13,770 engineers in Texas, 670 were working in the greater Lufkin area. Lufkin's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Lufkin is $34,690 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.