McKeesport has a general population of 24,040 and an overall student population of 750. Approximately 750 of McKeesport's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny is the largest engineering school in McKeesport, based on student population. In 2010, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in engineering.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in McKeesport in 2010. If you decide to attend one of McKeesport's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $26,354 per year in instate tuition and $32,372 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,360 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the McKeesport-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $8,790 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,192.
If you plan on staying in McKeesport after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in McKeesport, which is the most popular engineering profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 12,150 engineers in Pennsylvania. Of these engineers, 3,600 were working in the greater McKeesport area. The number of engineers in McKeesport is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in McKeesport is $72,720 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.
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