Moscow has a general population of 21,291 and an overall student population of 12,175. Approximately 11,957 of Moscow's students are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
University of Idaho is the largest mechanical engineering school in Moscow, based on student population. In 2010, University of Idaho graduated approximately 83 students with credentials in mechanical engineering.
In 2010, 83 students graduated with a mechanical engineering degree from one of Moscow's mechanical engineering schools. If you decide to attend one of Moscow's mechanical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,480 per year in instate tuition and $28,560 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,474 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,242 per year, on average, for room and board at Moscow-based mechanical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,238.
If you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in Moscow, your job prospects are good. There were 1,180 mechanical engineers working in Idaho and 40 working in the greater Moscow area in 2010. The number of mechanical engineers in Moscow is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mechanical engineer in Moscow is $72,480 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for mechanical engineers.