Longview has a total population of 73,344 and a student population of 3,386. Of these students, 3,386 are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Of the 1 mechanical engineering schools in Longview, the largest mechanical engineering school, by student population, is LeTourneau University. Approximately 45 students graduated in 2010 from LeTourneau University with credentials in mechanical engineering.
A total of 54 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering from mechanical engineering schools in Longview in 2010. If you decide to attend a mechanical engineering school in Longview, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,400.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,365 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Longview-based mechanical engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $7,950 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many mechanical engineering graduates choose to work as mechanical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Longview, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 141 mechanical engineers in Texas were working in the greater Longview area. The number of mechanical engineers in Longview is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mechanical engineer in Longview is $72,250 per year, which is lower than the average for mechanical engineers state-wide.