Lewiston has a total population of 30,904 and a student population of 4,292. Of these students, 4,200 are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
The largest mechanical engineering school in Lewiston, by student population, is Lewis-Clark State College. In 2010, Lewis-Clark State College graduated approximately 0 students from its mechanical engineering program.
If you decide to attend one of Lewiston's mechanical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,886 per year in instate tuition and $26,076 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,520 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,356.
If you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in Lewiston, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 37 mechanical engineers in Idaho were working in the greater Lewiston area. The government projects that the number of mechanical engineers in Lewiston will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mechanical engineer in Lewiston is $67,790 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for mechanical engineers.