Reno, Nevada has 2 mechanical engineering schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering. With an overall population of 180,480 and a student population of 30,362, approximately 29,817 of Reno students attend one of Reno's schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
The largest mechanical engineering school in Reno, by student population, is University of Nevada-Reno. In 2010, University of Nevada-Reno graduated approximately 58 students with credentials in mechanical engineering.
A reported 60 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering in Reno in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Reno's mechanical engineering schools was $20,345 per year for instate students and $32,685 per year for out of state students.
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 mechanical engineering program in Reno. And if you live on campus at one of the Reno-based mechanical engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $9,245 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,416.
Many mechanical engineering graduates choose to work as mechanical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Reno, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 840 mechanical engineers in Nevada, 140 were working in the greater Reno area. The government projects that the number of mechanical engineers in Reno will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mechanical engineer in Reno is $74,320 per year, which is lower than the average for mechanical engineers state-wide.
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