Nashua has a general population of 86,605 and an overall student population of 5,365. Approximately 878 of Nashua's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Nashua, by student population, is Daniel Webster College. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Engineering program at Daniel Webster College.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Nashua's engineering schools. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Nashua was $28,615 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,700 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Nashua, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,600 engineers working in New Hampshire and 580 working in the greater Nashua area in 2010. The government projects that the number of engineers in Nashua will increase by 1% 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 Nashua is $77,000 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.