Tallahassee, Florida has 2 mechanical engineering schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering. With an overall population of 150,624 and a student population of 68,614, approximately 52,059 of Tallahassee students attend one of Tallahassee's schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Of the 2 mechanical engineering schools in Tallahassee, the largest mechanical engineering school, by student population, is Florida State University. Approximately 74 students graduated in 2010 from Florida State University with credentials in mechanical engineering.
In 2010, 79 students graduated with a mechanical engineering degree in Tallahassee. Tuition in 2009 at Tallahassee's mechanical engineering schools was $16,608 per year for instate students and $29,801 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,039 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a mechanical engineering program in Tallahassee. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,609 per year, on average, for room and board at Tallahassee-based mechanical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,272.
If you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in Tallahassee, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 7,630 mechanical engineers in Florida, 140 were working in the greater Tallahassee area. The government projects that the number of mechanical engineers in Tallahassee will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
As a mechanical engineer in Tallahassee, you can expect to make an average salary of $69,120 per year. This is higher than the average salary for mechanical engineers in the state.
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