With an overall population of 9,310 and a student population of 2,330, approximately 2,330 of Riverton students attend one of Riverton's schools that offer engineering programs.
Riverton's largest engineering school is Central Wyoming College. In 2010, Central Wyoming College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Riverton's engineering schools. Tuition in 2009 at Riverton's engineering schools was $10,381 per year for instate students and $13,645 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,735 per year, on average, for room and board at Riverton-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,136.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Riverton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 780 engineers in Wyoming. Of these engineers, 90 were working in the greater Riverton area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Riverton will 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 Riverton is $68,860 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.