With an overall population of 85,806 and a student population of 7,877, approximately 6,269 of Rochester students attend one of Rochester's schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
The largest mechanical engineering school in Rochester, by student population, is Rochester Community and Technical College. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Mechanical Engineering program at Rochester Community and Technical College.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a mechanical engineering degree from one of Rochester's mechanical engineering schools. If you decide to attend a mechanical engineering school in Rochester, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $5,027.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies every year.
Many mechanical engineering graduates choose to work as mechanical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Rochester, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 5,650 mechanical engineers in Minnesota, 40 were working in the greater Rochester area. The number of mechanical engineers in Rochester is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
As a mechanical engineer in Rochester, you can expect to make an average salary of $64,540 per year. This is lower than the average salary for mechanical engineers in the state.