With an overall population of 4,228 and a student population of 13,068, approximately 9,171 of Old Westbury students attend one of Old Westbury's schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Old Westbury, by student population, is New York Institute of Technology. In 2010, approximately 38 students graduated from the Engineering program at New York Institute of Technology.
In 2010, 87 students graduated with an engineering degree in Old Westbury. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Old Westbury was $24,140 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Old Westbury-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $10,520 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,430.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Old Westbury, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 14,050 engineers in New York, 1,690 were working in the greater Old Westbury area. Old Westbury's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Old Westbury is $85,750 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.