Duluth has a general population of 86,918 and an overall student population of 20,802. Approximately 11,664 of Duluth's students are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
University of Minnesota-Duluth is the largest mechanical engineering school in Duluth, based on student population. In 2010, University of Minnesota-Duluth graduated approximately 66 students from its mechanical engineering program.
A reported 66 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering in Duluth in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,378 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Duluth mechanical engineering schools was an average of $23,378 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,348 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a mechanical engineering program in Duluth. And if you live on campus at one of the Duluth-based mechanical engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $6,176 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,202.
If you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in Duluth, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 5,650 mechanical engineers in Minnesota, 110 were working in the greater Duluth area. The number of mechanical engineers in Duluth is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mechanical engineer in Duluth is $66,780 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for mechanical engineers.