With an overall population of 105,167 and a student population of 14,517, approximately 13,602 of Lowell students attend one of Lowell's schools that offer computer engineering programs.
Of the 1 computer engineering schools in Lowell, the largest computer engineering school, by student population, is University of Massachusetts-Lowell. In 2010, approximately 20 students graduated from the Computer Engineering program at University of Massachusetts-Lowell.
A reported 20 students graduated with credentials in computer engineering in Lowell in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Lowell's computer engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,148 per year in instate tuition and $34,168 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer engineering program in Lowell. And if you live on campus at one of the Lowell-based computer engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $8,475 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,513.
If you plan on staying in Lowell after graduating from computer engineering school, you should know that job prospects for computer engineers in Lowell, which is the most popular computer engineering profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 3,970 computer engineers in Massachusetts. Of these computer engineers, 520 were working in the greater Lowell area. The number of computer engineers in Lowell is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer engineer in Lowell is $112,740 per year, which is higher than the average for computer engineers state-wide.