Lincoln has a total population of 225,581 and a student population of 42,081. Of these students, 24,100 are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Of the 1 mechanical engineering schools in Lincoln, the largest mechanical engineering school, by student population, is University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In 2010, University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduated approximately 81 students with credentials in mechanical engineering.
A total of 81 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering from mechanical engineering schools in Lincoln in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Lincoln's mechanical engineering schools was $18,395 per year for instate students and $29,435 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $990 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Lincoln-based mechanical engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $7,260 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,135.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mechanical engineer in Lincoln is $39,680 per year, which is lower than the average for mechanical engineers state-wide.