Provo has a total population of 105,166 and a student population of 35,114. Of these students, 34,130 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Provo, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Brigham Young University. In 2010, Brigham Young University graduated approximately 173 students from its engineering program.
A total of 433 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Provo in 2010. If you decide to attend a engineering school in Provo, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $4,290.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Provo. And if you live on campus at one of the Provo-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $6,840 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,990.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Provo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,680 engineers in Utah. Of these engineers, 480 were working in the greater Provo area. The number of engineers in Provo is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Provo, you can expect to make an average salary of $74,030 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.