Hoboken has a total population of 38,577 and a student population of 5,757. Of these students, 5,757 are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Hoboken's largest mechanical engineering school is Stevens Institute of Technology. In 2010, Stevens Institute of Technology graduated approximately 134 students with credentials in mechanical engineering.
In 2010, 134 students graduated with a mechanical engineering degree from one of Hoboken's mechanical engineering schools. If you decide to attend a mechanical engineering school in Hoboken, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $38,180.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,150 per year, on average, for room and board at Hoboken-based mechanical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $40,580.
If you plan on staying in Hoboken after graduating from mechanical engineering school, you should know that job prospects for mechanical engineers in Hoboken, which is the most popular mechanical engineering profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 6,200 mechanical engineers in New Jersey. Of these mechanical engineers, 4,110 were working in the greater Hoboken area. The number of mechanical engineers in Hoboken is expected to decrease by -6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
As a mechanical engineer in Hoboken, you can expect to make an average salary of $77,250 per year. This is lower than the average salary for mechanical engineers in the state.