Knoxville, Tennessee has 2 mechanical engineering schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering. With an overall population of 173,890 and a student population of 43,565, approximately 40,231 of Knoxville students attend one of Knoxville's schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Of the 2 mechanical engineering schools in Knoxville, the largest mechanical engineering school, by student population, is The University of Tennessee. Approximately 95 students graduated in 2010 from The University of Tennessee with credentials in mechanical engineering.
A reported 101 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering in Knoxville in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Knoxville's mechanical engineering schools was $20,780 per year for instate students and $36,098 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,558 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a mechanical engineering program in Knoxville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,543.
After graduating with your credentials in mechanical engineering, if you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in Knoxville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,960 mechanical engineers in Tennessee, 1,030 were working in the greater Knoxville area. Knoxville's mechanical engineer workforce is projected to decrease by -9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mechanical engineer in Knoxville is $94,250 per year, which is higher than the average for mechanical engineers state-wide.
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