With an overall population of 22,362 and a student population of 22,893, approximately 22,893 of Ypsilanti students attend one of Ypsilanti's schools that offer engineering programs.
Ypsilanti's largest engineering school is Eastern Michigan University. In 2010, Eastern Michigan University graduated approximately 92 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 94 students graduated with an engineering degree in Ypsilanti. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,114 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Ypsilanti engineering schools was an average of $33,019 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Ypsilanti. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,785 per year, on average, for room and board at Ypsilanti-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,428.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Ypsilanti, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 24,230 engineers in Michigan. Of these engineers, 960 were working in the greater Ypsilanti area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Ypsilanti will increase by 5% 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 Ypsilanti is $75,560 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.