Brookings has a general population of 18,504 and an overall student population of 12,376. Approximately 12,376 of Brookings's students are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Brookings's largest mechanical engineering school is South Dakota State University. In 2010, South Dakota State University graduated approximately 44 students with credentials in mechanical engineering.
In 2010, 44 students graduated with a mechanical engineering degree in Brookings. Tuition in 2009 at Brookings's mechanical engineering schools was $16,195 per year for instate students and $17,568 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,068 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a mechanical engineering program in Brookings. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,669 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mechanical engineer in Brookings is $61,390 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for mechanical engineers.