Ann Arbor has a general population of 114,024 and an overall student population of 57,615. Approximately 41,674 of Ann Arbor's students are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
The largest mechanical engineering school in Ann Arbor, by student population, is University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. In 2010, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor graduated approximately 387 students with credentials in mechanical engineering.
In 2010, 387 students graduated with a mechanical engineering degree in Ann Arbor. If you decide to attend one of Ann Arbor's mechanical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $23,721 per year in instate tuition and $46,999 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,048 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a mechanical engineering program in Ann Arbor. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,914 per year, on average, for room and board at Ann Arbor-based mechanical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,547.
If you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in Ann Arbor, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 24,230 mechanical engineers in Michigan, 960 were working in the greater Ann Arbor area. The number of mechanical engineers in Ann Arbor is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mechanical engineer in Ann Arbor is $75,560 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for mechanical engineers.