Brownsville has a general population of 139,722 and an overall student population of 18,432. Approximately 17,151 of Brownsville's students are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Brownsville's largest mechanical engineering school is The University of Texas at Brownsville. In 2010, The University of Texas at Brownsville graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in mechanical engineering.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a mechanical engineering degree in Brownsville. Tuition in 2009 at Brownsville's mechanical engineering schools was $15,608 per year for instate students and $22,810 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $646 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Brownsville-based mechanical engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $4,367 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,826.
If you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in Brownsville, your job prospects are average. Brownsville's mechanical engineer workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mechanical engineer in Brownsville is $51,010 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for mechanical engineers.