There are 2 engineering schools in Memphis, Tennessee. Memphis has a general population of 650,100 and an overall student population of 48,230. Approximately 23,350 of Memphis's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Memphis's largest engineering school is University of Memphis. In 2010, University of Memphis graduated approximately 22 students with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 108 students graduated with an engineering degree in Memphis. If you decide to attend one of Memphis's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $25,604 per year in instate tuition and $31,964 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,095 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,059.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Memphis, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,580 engineers in Tennessee, 950 were working in the greater Memphis area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Memphis will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Memphis, you can expect to make an average salary of $81,700 per year. This is higher than the average salary for engineers in the state.