New Brunswick has a total population of 48,573 and a student population of 37,571. Of these students, 37,366 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
New Brunswick's largest engineering school is Rutgers University-New Brunswick. In 2010, approximately 152 students graduated from the Engineering program at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.
In 2010, 562 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of New Brunswick's engineering schools. Tuition in 2009 at New Brunswick's engineering schools was $26,338 per year for instate students and $37,510 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,431 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the New Brunswick-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $10,676 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,161.
If you decide to work as an engineer in New Brunswick, your job prospects are average. There were 7,000 engineers working in New Jersey and 1,990 working in the greater New Brunswick area in 2010. The government projects that the number of engineers in New Brunswick will 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 New Brunswick is $84,150 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.