The largest mechanical engineering school in Boise, by student population, is Boise State University. In 2010, Boise State University graduated approximately 36 students with credentials in mechanical engineering.
In 2010, 36 students graduated with a mechanical engineering degree in Boise. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,668 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Boise mechanical engineering schools was an average of $25,672 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,168 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,270 per year, on average, for room and board at Boise-based mechanical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,870.
If you plan on staying in Boise after graduating from mechanical engineering school, you should know that job prospects for mechanical engineers in Boise, which is the most popular mechanical engineering profession, are not very good. Boise's mechanical engineer workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.