Of the 1 engineering schools in Mississippi State, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Mississippi State University. In 2010, Mississippi State University graduated approximately 89 students with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 373 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Mississippi State's engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,871 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Mississippi State engineering schools was an average of $25,741 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Mississippi State. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,520 per year, on average, for room and board at Mississippi State-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Mississippi State, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of engineers in Mississippi State will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.