Old Westbury has a general population of 4,228 and an overall student population of 13,068. Approximately 9,171 of Old Westbury's students are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
New York Institute of Technology is the largest mechanical engineering school in Old Westbury, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 38 students graduated from the Mechanical Engineering program at New York Institute of Technology.
A total of 38 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering from mechanical engineering schools in Old Westbury in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,140 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a mechanical engineering program in Old Westbury. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,520 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $28,430.
If you plan on staying in Old Westbury after graduating from mechanical engineering school, you should know that job prospects for mechanical engineers in Old Westbury, which is the most popular mechanical engineering profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 10,380 mechanical engineers in New York. Of these mechanical engineers, 1,290 were working in the greater Old Westbury area. The government projects that the number of mechanical engineers in Old Westbury will decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
As a mechanical engineer in Old Westbury, you can expect to make an average salary of $86,050 per year. This is higher than the average salary for mechanical engineers in the state.