Stevens Point has a total population of 24,551 and a student population of 9,209. Of these students, 9,209 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is the largest engineering school in Stevens Point, based on student population. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with credentials in engineering.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Stevens Point in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Stevens Point's engineering schools was $14,851 per year for instate students and $22,424 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $500 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Stevens Point-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $5,612 per year, on average, for room and board. 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 Stevens Point, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 7,440 engineers in Wisconsin, 200 were working in the greater Stevens Point area. The number of engineers in Stevens Point is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Stevens Point is $61,260 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.