With an overall population of 52,360 and a student population of 5,770, approximately 5,770 of West Haven students attend one of West Haven's schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
The largest mechanical engineering school in West Haven, by student population, is University of New Haven. In 2010, approximately 35 students graduated from the Mechanical Engineering program at University of New Haven.
A reported 35 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering in West Haven in 2010. If you decide to attend a mechanical engineering school in West Haven, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $29,470.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a mechanical engineering program in West Haven. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,372 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $34,770.
If you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in West Haven, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 5,370 mechanical engineers in Connecticut. Of these mechanical engineers, 450 were working in the greater West Haven area. By the year 2018, the number of mechanical engineers is expected to increase by 5% in West Haven. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mechanical engineer in West Haven is $70,290 per year, which is lower than the average for mechanical engineers state-wide.