Price has a general population of 8,402 and an overall student population of 2,419. Approximately 2,419 of Price's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Price's largest engineering school is Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Engineering program at Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Price in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $8,179 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Price engineering schools was an average of $10,249 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $841 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Price. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,684 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,326.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Price, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 31 engineers in Utah were working in the greater Price area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 33% in Price. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Price is $70,000 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.