Pullman has a general population of 24,675 and an overall student population of 26,101. Approximately 26,101 of Pullman's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Pullman's largest engineering school is Washington State University. In 2010, Washington State University graduated approximately 143 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 416 students graduated with an engineering degree in Pullman. If you decide to attend one of Pullman's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,297 per year in instate tuition and $33,373 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $936 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,886 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 Pullman after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Pullman, which is the most popular engineering profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 37 engineers in Washington State were working in the greater Pullman area. Pullman's engineer workforce is projected 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 Pullman is $89,450 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.