Madison, Wisconsin has 2 mechanical engineering schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering. Madison has a total population of 208,054 and a student population of 78,603. Of these students, 58,264 are enrolled in schools that offer mechanical engineering programs.
Of the 2 mechanical engineering schools in Madison, the largest mechanical engineering school, by student population, is University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-Madison graduated approximately 236 students from its mechanical engineering program.
In 2010, 246 students graduated with a mechanical engineering degree from one of Madison's mechanical engineering schools. If you decide to attend one of Madison's mechanical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,187 per year in instate tuition and $34,936 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,153 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a mechanical engineering program in Madison. And if you live on campus at one of the Madison-based mechanical engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $7,157 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,128.
If you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in Madison, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 7,440 mechanical engineers in Wisconsin. Of these mechanical engineers, 730 were working in the greater Madison area. The government projects that the number of mechanical engineers in Madison will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.
As a mechanical engineer in Madison, you can expect to make an average salary of $67,060 per year. This is higher than the average salary for mechanical engineers in the state.
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