Charlottesville, Virginia has 2 engineering schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in engineering. With an overall population of 45,049 and a student population of 29,814, approximately 29,756 of Charlottesville students attend one of Charlottesville's schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Charlottesville, by student population, is University of Virginia-Main Campus. In 2010, University of Virginia-Main Campus graduated approximately 163 students with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 587 students graduated with an engineering degree in Charlottesville. If you decide to attend one of Charlottesville's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,142 per year in instate tuition and $43,142 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,088 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Charlottesville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,290 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,067.
If you plan on staying in Charlottesville after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Charlottesville, which is the most popular engineering profession, are good. In 2010, of the 10,470 engineers in Virginia, 170 were working in the greater Charlottesville area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Charlottesville will increase by 26% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Charlottesville, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,480 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.
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