With an overall population of 14,921 and a student population of 10,424, approximately 10,424 of Stephenville students attend one of Stephenville's schools that offer engineering programs.
Stephenville's largest engineering school is Tarleton State University. In 2010, Tarleton State University graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in engineering.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Stephenville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,055 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Stephenville engineering schools was an average of $22,703 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,174 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Stephenville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,591 per year, on average, for room and board at Stephenville-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Stephenville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 13,770 engineers in Texas. Of these engineers, 150 were working in the greater Stephenville area. Stephenville'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 Stephenville is $34,190 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.