If you decide that you want to get a mechanical engineering degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 mechanical engineering schools in Baltimore, Maryland. Baltimore has a general population of 651,154 and an overall student population of 99,295. Approximately 33,253 of Baltimore's students are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
The largest mechanical engineering school in Baltimore, by student population, is University of Maryland-Baltimore County. In 2010, University of Maryland-Baltimore County graduated approximately 101 students with credentials in mechanical engineering.
A reported 192 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering in Baltimore in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $37,702 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Baltimore mechanical engineering schools was an average of $42,372 per year in 2009.
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 Baltimore-based mechanical engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $10,671 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,292.
After graduating with your credentials in mechanical engineering, if you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in Baltimore, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 6,790 mechanical engineers in Maryland. Of these mechanical engineers, 2,950 were working in the greater Baltimore area. The number of mechanical engineers in Baltimore is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
As a mechanical engineer in Baltimore, you can expect to make an average salary of $80,590 per year. This is lower than the average salary for mechanical engineers in the state.
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