Laramie has a total population of 27,204 and a student population of 13,654. Of these students, 12,427 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Laramie, the largest engineering school, by student population, is University of Wyoming. In 2010, approximately 43 students graduated from the Engineering program at University of Wyoming.
A reported 159 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Laramie in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Laramie's engineering schools was $16,020 per year for instate students and $23,940 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 $8,006 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 Laramie after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Laramie, which is the most popular engineering profession, are good. There were 780 engineers working in Wyoming and 120 working in the greater Laramie area in 2010. Laramie'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.
As an engineer in Laramie, you can expect to make an average salary of $62,660 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.