Trenton has a total population of 85,403 and a student population of 31,885. Of these students, 6,980 are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Trenton's largest mechanical engineering school is The College of New Jersey. In 2010, approximately 29 students graduated from the Mechanical Engineering program at The College of New Jersey.
A reported 29 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering in Trenton in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Trenton's mechanical engineering schools was $26,218 per year for instate students and $34,904 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a mechanical engineering program in Trenton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,996 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in Trenton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 33 mechanical engineers in New Jersey were working in the greater Trenton area. By the year 2018, the number of mechanical engineers is expected to decrease by -9% in Trenton. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mechanical engineer in Trenton is $82,850 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for mechanical engineers.