With an overall population of 24,675 and a student population of 26,101, approximately 26,101 of Pullman students attend one of Pullman's schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Of the 1 mechanical engineering schools in Pullman, the largest mechanical engineering school, by student population, is Washington State University. In 2010, Washington State University graduated approximately 141 students from its mechanical engineering program.
A total of 141 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering from mechanical engineering schools in Pullman in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,297 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pullman mechanical engineering schools was an average of $33,373 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $936 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,886 per year, on average, for room and board at Pullman-based mechanical engineering schools. 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 Pullman, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,330 mechanical engineers in Washington State, 190 were working in the greater Pullman area. By the year 2018, the number of mechanical engineers is expected to decrease by -1% in Pullman. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mechanical engineer in Pullman is $60,090 per year, which is lower than the average for mechanical engineers state-wide.