With an overall population of 5,725 and a student population of 1,530, approximately 1,416 of Buckhannon students attend one of Buckhannon's schools that offer engineering programs.
West Virginia Wesleyan College is the largest engineering school in Buckhannon, based on student population. In 2010, West Virginia Wesleyan College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in engineering.
If you decide to attend a engineering school in Buckhannon, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,880.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,500 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,809 per year, on average, for room and board at Buckhannon-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Buckhannon, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,340 engineers in West Virginia. Of these engineers, 210 were working in the greater Buckhannon area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 6% in Buckhannon. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Buckhannon is $62,330 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.