Paris has a total population of 25,898 and a student population of 5,580. Of these students, 5,580 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Paris Junior College is the largest engineering school in Paris, based on student population. In 2010, Paris Junior College graduated approximately 6 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Paris's engineering schools. Tuition in 2009 at Paris's engineering schools was $11,936 per year for instate students and $12,896 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,438 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,170 per year, on average, for room and board at Paris-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,766.
If you plan on staying in Paris after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Paris, which is the most popular engineering profession, are good. In 2010, there were 13,770 engineers in Texas. Of these engineers, 670 were working in the greater Paris area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Paris will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Paris, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,690 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.