Casper has a total population of 49,644 and a student population of 4,478. Of these students, 4,478 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Casper, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Casper College. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Engineering program at Casper College.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with an engineering degree in Casper. Tuition in 2009 at Casper's engineering schools was $10,182 per year for instate students and $13,446 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,160 per year, on average, for room and board at Casper-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,916.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Casper, your job prospects are good. There were 780 engineers working in Wyoming and 80 working in the greater Casper area in 2010. Casper's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Casper is $73,540 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.