With an overall population of 40,314 and a student population of 8,245, approximately 8,205 of Auburn students attend one of Auburn's schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Auburn, by student population, is Green River Community College. In 2010, Green River Community College graduated approximately 13 students from its engineering program.
A total of 15 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Auburn in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,021 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,068 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Auburn.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Auburn, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 14,330 engineers in Washington State, 640 were working in the greater Auburn area. The number of engineers in Auburn is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Auburn is $78,240 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.