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Engineering Schools in Chicago, Illinois

Engineering Schools in Chicago, IL

If you are interested in pursuing engineering, you may want to consider attending one of the 6 engineering schools in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago has a total population of 2,896,016 and a student population of 280,248. Of these students, 70,896 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.

Chicago's largest engineering school is University of Illinois at Chicago. In 2010, approximately 109 students graduated from the Engineering program at University of Illinois at Chicago.

A reported 813 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Chicago in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Chicago's engineering schools was $34,848 per year for instate students and $38,978 per year for out of state students.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,270 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Chicago-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $9,261 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,046.

Engineering Salaries and Career Outlook in Chicago

After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Chicago, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 8,230 engineers in Illinois. Of these engineers, 5,400 were working in the greater Chicago area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Chicago will increase 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 Chicago is $72,890 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Engineering Degree in Chicago
  • Associates Degree in Engineering
  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering
  • Engineering Classes
  • Engineering Courses
  • Engineering Training

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  1. 1University of Illinois at ChicagoUniversity of Illinois at Chicago

    Address:
    601 S Morgan, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright CollegeCity Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College

    Address:
    4300 N Narragansett, Chicago, Illinois 60634-1500

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  3. 3City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley CollegeCity Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College

    Address:
    7500 S Pulaski Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60652-1299

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  4. 4City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington CollegeCity Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College

    Address:
    30 E Lake St, Chicago, Illinois 60601-2449

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  5. 5Illinois Institute of TechnologyIllinois Institute of Technology

    Address:
    3300 S Federal St, Chicago, Illinois 60616

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  6. 6Saint Xavier UniversitySaint Xavier University

    Address:
    3700 W 103rd St, Chicago, Illinois 60655

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

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