Lexington has a total population of 260,512 and a student population of 46,606. Of these students, 26,295 are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Of the 1 mechanical engineering schools in Lexington, the largest mechanical engineering school, by student population, is University of Kentucky. In 2010, University of Kentucky graduated approximately 116 students from its mechanical engineering program.
In 2010, 116 students graduated with a mechanical engineering degree in Lexington. If you decide to attend one of Lexington's mechanical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,183 per year in instate tuition and $28,738 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Lexington-based mechanical engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $9,125 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,083.
As a mechanical engineer in Lexington, you can expect to make an average salary of $70,500 per year. This is lower than the average salary for mechanical engineers in the state.