With an overall population of 19,068 and a student population of 11,006, approximately 11,006 of Glassboro students attend one of Glassboro's schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Of the 1 mechanical engineering schools in Glassboro, the largest mechanical engineering school, by student population, is Rowan University. In 2010, Rowan University graduated approximately 24 students with credentials in mechanical engineering.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a mechanical engineering degree in Glassboro. Tuition in 2009 at Glassboro's mechanical engineering schools was $24,592 per year for instate students and $31,666 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a mechanical engineering program in Glassboro. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,958 per year, on average, for room and board at Glassboro-based mechanical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in Glassboro, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 6,200 mechanical engineers in New Jersey. Of these mechanical engineers, 630 were working in the greater Glassboro area. By the year 2018, the number of mechanical engineers is expected to decrease by -6% in Glassboro. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
As a mechanical engineer in Glassboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $79,420 per year. This is lower than the average salary for mechanical engineers in the state.