There are 2 mechanical engineering schools in Long Beach, California. Long Beach has a total population of 461,522 and a student population of 66,287. Of these students, 63,451 are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Of the 2 mechanical engineering schools in Long Beach, the largest mechanical engineering school, by student population, is California State University-Long Beach. In 2010, California State University-Long Beach graduated approximately 78 students with credentials in mechanical engineering.
In 2010, 90 students graduated with a mechanical engineering degree in Long Beach. If you decide to attend one of Long Beach's mechanical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,052 per year in instate tuition and $31,212 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a mechanical engineering program in Long Beach. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,002.
After graduating with your credentials in mechanical engineering, if you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in Long Beach, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 37,100 mechanical engineers in California, 6,760 were working in the greater Long Beach area. Long Beach's mechanical engineer workforce is projected to increase 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 Long Beach is $101,000 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for mechanical engineers.
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