If you decide that you want to get an engineering degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 engineering schools in Salt Lake City, Utah. Salt Lake City has a total population of 181,743 and a student population of 88,646. Of these students, 64,250 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Salt Lake City, by student population, is University of Utah. In 2010, approximately 190 students graduated from the Engineering program at University of Utah.
A total of 472 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Salt Lake City in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Salt Lake City's engineering schools was $19,455 per year for instate students and $31,845 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,405 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Salt Lake City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,743 per year, on average, for room and board at Salt Lake City-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,016.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Salt Lake City, your job prospects are good. There were 2,740 engineers working in Utah and 1,440 working in the greater Salt Lake City area in 2010. Salt Lake City's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 33% 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 Salt Lake City is $75,550 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.
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