If you are interested in pursuing mechanical engineering, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 mechanical engineering schools in Waco, Texas. Waco has a total population of 113,726 and a student population of 31,041. Of these students, 21,430 are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Waco's largest mechanical engineering school is Baylor University. In 2010, Baylor University graduated approximately 43 students from its mechanical engineering program.
In 2010, 77 students graduated with a mechanical engineering degree in Waco. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,846 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Waco mechanical engineering schools was an average of $29,024 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,649 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,728 per year, on average, for room and board at Waco-based mechanical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,084.
Many mechanical engineering graduates choose to work as mechanical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Waco, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 18,850 mechanical engineers in Texas, 80 were working in the greater Waco area. Waco'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.
As a mechanical engineer in Waco, you can expect to make an average salary of $69,240 per year. This is lower than the average salary for mechanical engineers in the state.
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