Kingsville has a total population of 25,575 and a student population of 8,194. Of these students, 8,194 are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
The largest mechanical engineering school in Kingsville, by student population, is Texas A & M University-Kingsville. Approximately 47 students graduated in 2010 from Texas A & M University-Kingsville with credentials in mechanical engineering.
In 2010, 47 students graduated with a mechanical engineering degree in Kingsville. Tuition in 2009 at Kingsville's mechanical engineering schools was $12,686 per year for instate students and $19,358 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,654 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,486.
After graduating with your credentials in mechanical engineering, if you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in Kingsville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 221 mechanical engineers in Texas were working in the greater Kingsville area. Kingsville's mechanical engineer workforce is projected to increase by 13% 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 Kingsville is $59,310 per year, which is lower than the average for mechanical engineers state-wide.