With an overall population of 55,765 and a student population of 10,678, approximately 10,252 of Medford students attend one of Medford's schools that offer engineering programs.
Medford's largest engineering school is Tufts University. In 2010, Tufts University graduated approximately 60 students from its engineering program.
A reported 216 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Medford in 2010. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Medford was $40,342 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Medford. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,746 per year, on average, for room and board at Medford-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Medford after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Medford, which is the most popular engineering profession, are average. In 2010, of the 8,580 engineers in Massachusetts, 4,990 were working in the greater Medford area. The number of engineers in Medford is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Medford is $80,970 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.