Abingdon has a total population of 7,780 and a student population of 2,974. Of these students, 2,875 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Virginia Highlands Community College is the largest engineering school in Abingdon, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Engineering program at Virginia Highlands Community College.
In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Abingdon was $2,811 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for engineering related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Abingdon, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 16 engineers in Virginia were working in the greater Abingdon area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Abingdon will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Abingdon, you can expect to make an average salary of $71,800 per year. This is higher than the average salary for engineers in the state.