Platteville has a total population of 9,989 and a student population of 7,803. Of these students, 7,803 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
University of Wisconsin-Platteville is the largest engineering school in Platteville, based on student population. Approximately 72 students graduated in 2010 from University of Wisconsin-Platteville with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 232 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Platteville's engineering schools. If you decide to attend one of Platteville's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,478 per year in instate tuition and $22,051 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $320 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,002 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Platteville, your job prospects are not very good. There were 7,440 engineers working in Wisconsin and 180 working in the greater Platteville area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to decrease by -1% in Platteville. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Platteville, you can expect to make an average salary of $62,540 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.