Needham has a total population of 28,911 and a student population of 339. Of these students, 339 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Needham, by student population, is Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering. In 2010, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering graduated approximately 30 students with credentials in engineering.
A reported 50 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Needham in 2010. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Needham was $36,795 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $750 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Needham. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $13,230 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Needham, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 8,580 engineers in Massachusetts, 4,990 were working in the greater Needham area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Needham will 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 Needham is $80,970 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.