With an overall population of 12,875 and a student population of 7,634, approximately 7,634 of Canyon students attend one of Canyon's schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Canyon's largest mechanical engineering school is West Texas A & M University. Approximately 24 students graduated in 2010 from West Texas A & M University with credentials in mechanical engineering.
A total of 24 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering from mechanical engineering schools in Canyon in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Canyon's mechanical engineering schools was $15,970 per year for instate students and $22,618 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Canyon-based mechanical engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $5,466 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,944.
Many mechanical engineering graduates choose to work as mechanical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Canyon, your job prospects are average. The government projects that the number of mechanical engineers in Canyon will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.