With an overall population of 14,929 and a student population of 5,767, approximately 5,767 of Uvalde students attend one of Uvalde's schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Uvalde, by student population, is Southwest Texas Junior College. In 2010, Southwest Texas Junior College graduated approximately 0 students from its engineering program.
Tuition in 2009 at Uvalde's engineering schools was $10,898 per year for instate students and $11,198 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,130 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Uvalde. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,600 per year, on average, for room and board at Uvalde-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,771.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Uvalde, your job prospects are good. There were 4,960 engineers working in Texas and 40 working in the greater Uvalde area in 2010. The government projects that the number of engineers in Uvalde will increase by 13% 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 Uvalde is $42,340 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.