New Britain has a total population of 71,538 and a student population of 15,639. Of these students, 12,461 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in New Britain, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Central Connecticut State University. In 2010, Central Connecticut State University graduated approximately 17 students with credentials in engineering.
A reported 27 students graduated with credentials in engineering in New Britain in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at New Britain's engineering schools was $20,442 per year for instate students and $30,036 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,122 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,911.
If you plan on staying in New Britain after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in New Britain, which is the most popular engineering profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,290 engineers in Connecticut, 1,660 were working in the greater New Britain area. The number of engineers in New Britain is expected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in New Britain is $119,350 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.