Farmingdale has a total population of 8,399 and a student population of 6,988. Of these students, 6,988 are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Farmingdale State College is the largest mechanical engineering school in Farmingdale, based on student population. Approximately 25 students graduated in 2010 from Farmingdale State College with credentials in mechanical engineering.
A reported 25 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering in Farmingdale in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Farmingdale's mechanical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,968 per year in instate tuition and $27,868 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,245 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,090 per year, on average, for room and board at Farmingdale-based mechanical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,530.
Many mechanical engineering graduates choose to work as mechanical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Farmingdale, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 10,380 mechanical engineers in New York, 1,290 were working in the greater Farmingdale area. By the year 2018, the number of mechanical engineers is expected to decrease by -4% in Farmingdale. 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 Farmingdale is $86,050 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for mechanical engineers.