Rochester has a general population of 85,806 and an overall student population of 7,877. Approximately 6,269 of Rochester's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Rochester, by student population, is Rochester Community and Technical College. In 2010, Rochester Community and Technical College graduated approximately 1 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Rochester's engineering schools. If you decide to attend a engineering school in Rochester, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $5,027.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for engineering related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Rochester after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Rochester, which is the most popular engineering profession, are not very good. There were 3,530 engineers working in Minnesota and 110 working in the greater Rochester area in 2010. The government projects that the number of engineers in Rochester will decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Rochester is $41,400 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.