Binghamton, New York has 2 mechanical engineering schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering. 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 mechanical engineering programs.
The largest mechanical engineering school in Binghamton, by student population, is SUNY at Binghamton. In 2010, SUNY at Binghamton graduated approximately 111 students from its mechanical engineering program.
A total of 119 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering from mechanical engineering schools in Binghamton in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Binghamton's mechanical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,175 per year in instate tuition and $27,075 per year in out of state tuition.
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 mechanical 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. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,775.
Many mechanical engineering graduates choose to work as mechanical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Binghamton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 10,380 mechanical engineers in New York, 300 were working in the greater Binghamton area. The number of mechanical engineers in Binghamton is expected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mechanical engineer in Binghamton is $65,620 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for mechanical engineers.