Princeton has a total population of 14,203 and a student population of 8,198. Of these students, 7,592 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Princeton University is the largest engineering school in Princeton, based on student population. Approximately 73 students graduated in 2010 from Princeton University with credentials in engineering.
A total of 235 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Princeton in 2010. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Princeton was $35,340 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,260 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Princeton. And if you live on campus at one of the Princeton-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $11,680 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home 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 Princeton, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 7,000 engineers in New Jersey. Of these engineers, 760 were working in the greater Princeton area. The number of engineers in Princeton is expected 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 Princeton is $84,390 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.