Cedar City has a general population of 20,527 and an overall student population of 8,522. Approximately 8,066 of Cedar City's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Cedar City, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Southern Utah University. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Engineering program at Southern Utah University.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with an engineering degree in Cedar City. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,255 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cedar City engineering schools was an average of $22,833 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,036 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,300 per year, on average, for room and board at Cedar City-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,855.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Cedar City, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of engineers in Cedar City will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.