There are 2 mechanical engineering schools in Peoria, Illinois. Peoria has a total population of 112,936 and a student population of 20,393. Of these students, 18,849 are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Of the 2 mechanical engineering schools in Peoria, the largest mechanical engineering school, by student population, is Bradley University. In 2010, Bradley University graduated approximately 94 students with credentials in mechanical engineering.
A total of 102 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering from mechanical engineering schools in Peoria in 2010. If you decide to attend a mechanical engineering school in Peoria, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $13,417.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Peoria-based mechanical engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $7,650 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,330.
Many mechanical engineering graduates choose to work as mechanical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Peoria, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 mechanical engineers in Illinois were working in the greater Peoria area. By the year 2018, the number of mechanical engineers is expected to increase by 3% in Peoria. 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 Peoria is $81,980 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for mechanical engineers.
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