With an overall population of 15,414 and a student population of 11,357, approximately 11,357 of Ellensburg students attend one of Ellensburg's schools that offer engineering programs.
Ellensburg's largest engineering school is Central Washington University. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Engineering program at Central Washington University.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Ellensburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,070 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Ellensburg engineering schools was an average of $29,333 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $972 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,460 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Ellensburg after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Ellensburg, which is the most popular engineering profession, are good. In 2010, there were 14,330 engineers in Washington State. Of these engineers, 150 were working in the greater Ellensburg area. Ellensburg's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Ellensburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $70,370 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.