Tyler has a general population of 83,650 and an overall student population of 18,298. Approximately 6,201 of Tyler's students are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Of the 1 mechanical engineering schools in Tyler, the largest mechanical engineering school, by student population, is The University of Texas at Tyler. In 2010, The University of Texas at Tyler graduated approximately 27 students with credentials in mechanical engineering.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a mechanical engineering degree from one of Tyler's mechanical engineering schools. If you decide to attend one of Tyler's mechanical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,987 per year in instate tuition and $22,731 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $950 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Tyler-based mechanical engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $7,340 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many mechanical engineering graduates choose to work as mechanical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Tyler, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 18,850 mechanical engineers in Texas, 70 were working in the greater Tyler area. By the year 2018, the number of mechanical engineers is expected to increase by 11% in Tyler. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mechanical engineer in Tyler is $76,080 per year, which is higher than the average for mechanical engineers state-wide.