If you decide that you want to get an engineering degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 engineering schools in Binghamton, New York. With an overall population of 47,380 and a student population of 21,906, approximately 21,586 of Binghamton students attend one of Binghamton's schools that offer engineering programs.
Binghamton's largest engineering school is SUNY at Binghamton. In 2010, approximately 111 students graduated from the Engineering program at SUNY at Binghamton.
A reported 256 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Binghamton in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Binghamton's engineering schools was $19,175 per year for instate students and $27,075 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Binghamton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,614 per year, on average, for room and board at Binghamton-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,775.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Binghamton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 10,380 engineers in New York, 300 were working in the greater Binghamton area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to decrease by -4% in Binghamton. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Binghamton, you can expect to make an average salary of $65,620 per year. This is lower than the average salary for engineers in the state.