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Mechanical Engineering Schools in Columbia, South Carolina

Mechanical Engineering Schools in Columbia, SC

With an overall population of 116,278 and a student population of 36,204, approximately 28,482 of Columbia students attend one of Columbia's schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.

University of South Carolina-Columbia is the largest mechanical engineering school in Columbia, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 86 students graduated from the Mechanical Engineering program at University of South Carolina-Columbia.

In 2010, 86 students graduated with a mechanical engineering degree from one of Columbia's mechanical engineering schools. If you decide to attend one of Columbia's mechanical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,490 per year in instate tuition and $36,066 per year in out of state tuition.

You should also anticipate spending about $936 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,872 per year, on average, for room and board at Columbia-based mechanical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,162.

Mechanical Engineering Salaries and Career Outlook in Columbia

Many mechanical engineering graduates choose to work as mechanical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Columbia, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 mechanical engineers in South Carolina were working in the greater Columbia area. The number of mechanical engineers in Columbia is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a mechanical engineer in Columbia is $72,070 per year, which is lower than the average for mechanical engineers state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree in Columbia
  • Associates Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering Classes
  • Mechanical Engineering Courses
  • Mechanical Engineering Training

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  1. 1University of South Carolina-ColumbiaUniversity of South Carolina-Columbia

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate