With an overall population of 17,257 and a student population of 15,173, approximately 14,944 of Rexburg students attend one of Rexburg's schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Rexburg's largest mechanical engineering school is Brigham Young University-Idaho. In 2010, Brigham Young University-Idaho graduated approximately 80 students with credentials in mechanical engineering.
In 2010, 80 students graduated with a mechanical engineering degree in Rexburg. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,580 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,152 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $1,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,294.
If you plan on staying in Rexburg after graduating from mechanical engineering school, you should know that job prospects for mechanical engineers in Rexburg, which is the most popular mechanical engineering profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 mechanical engineers in Idaho were working in the greater Rexburg area. By the year 2018, the number of mechanical engineers is expected to increase by 4% in Rexburg. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
As a mechanical engineer in Rexburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $99,900 per year. This is higher than the average salary for mechanical engineers in the state.