With an overall population of 38,577 and a student population of 5,757, approximately 5,757 of Hoboken students attend one of Hoboken's schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Hoboken, the largest engineering school, by student population, is Stevens Institute of Technology. In 2010, Stevens Institute of Technology graduated approximately 642 students from its engineering program.
A reported 1,225 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Hoboken in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $38,180 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Hoboken. And if you live on campus at one of the Hoboken-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $12,150 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $40,580.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hoboken, your job prospects are average. There were 7,000 engineers working in New Jersey and 6,420 working in the greater Hoboken area in 2010. Hoboken's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 11% 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 Hoboken is $83,290 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.