With an overall population of 82,026 and a student population of 16,754, approximately 14,644 of Youngstown students attend one of Youngstown's schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Youngstown's largest mechanical engineering school is Youngstown State University. In 2010, approximately 20 students graduated from the Mechanical Engineering program at Youngstown State University.
A reported 36 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering in Youngstown in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Youngstown's mechanical engineering schools was $20,057 per year for instate students and $22,750 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,212 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,400 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,148.
Many mechanical engineering graduates choose to work as mechanical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Youngstown, your job prospects are not very good. There were 13,480 mechanical engineers working in Ohio and 220 working in the greater Youngstown area in 2010. The government projects that the number of mechanical engineers in Youngstown will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mechanical engineer in Youngstown is $64,880 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for mechanical engineers.