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Schools Offering Mechanical Engineering Programs in Pennsylvania
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Approximately 0.4% of graduates in of Pennsylvania receive mechanical engineering degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 1,660 mechanical engineers graduate from Pennsylvania's 38 mechanical engineering schools.
The top-ranked school in Pennsylvania with a mechanical engineering program is University of Pennsylvania, which is located in Philadelphia. In 2010, it was ranked 4th nationwide. 71 students graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from University of Pennsylvania in 2010. University of Pennsylvania charged in-state students $40,514 in tuition fees per year.
The second-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a mechanical engineering program is Carnegie Mellon University. Carnegie Mellon University, which was ranked 16th in the country in 2010, is located in Pittsburgh. In 2010, Carnegie Mellon University graduated 159 students from its mechanical engineering program. The tuition rate at Carnegie Mellon University was $42,136 per year.
The third-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a mechanical engineering program is Lafayette College. Lafayette College, which was ranked 22nd in the country in 2010, is located in Easton. In 2010, Lafayette College graduated 48 students from its mechanical engineering programs. The tuition rate at Lafayette College was $39,815 per year.
Tuition at Pennsylvania's mechanical engineering schools ranges from $42,342 per year to $2,700 per year. But, the average tuition is $18,101 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Pennsylvania mechanical engineering schools were charged at the following schools:
- Bucknell University - located in Lewisburg, students are charged $42,342 per year
- Carnegie Mellon University - located in Pittsburgh, students are charged $42,136 per year
- University of Pennsylvania - located in Philadelphia, students are charged $40,514 per year
The mechanical engineering schools in Pennsylvania that charged the lowest tuition rates were:
- Westmoreland County Community College - located in Youngwood, students are charged $2,700 per year
- Lehigh Carbon Community College - located in Schnecksville, students are charged $3,120 per year
- Northampton County Area Community College - located in Bethlehem, students are charged $3,270 per year
A mechanical engineering degree from a Pennsylvania school... what next?
A large number of Pennsylvania mechanical engineering graduates become mechanical engineers. 10,860 mechanical engineers were working in Pennsylvania in 2010. In Pennsylvania, the largest numbers of mechanical engineers work in the following counties:
- Bucks County - 3,210 mechanical engineers
- Allegheny County - 2,190 mechanical engineers
- Warren County - 670 mechanical engineers
The government projects that by 2018, the number of mechanical engineers in the state of Pennsylvania will shrink to 8,850. This would require a -4% decline in the profession.
A mechanical engineer in Pennsylvania makes an average of $77,210 per year. However, this number is only an average. mechanical engineers in Pennsylvania had varying salaries from $24,400 to $129,950 per year in 2010. The following counties in Pennsylvania have the highest average salaries for mechanical engineers:
- Warren County - $88,500 per year
- Bucks County - $84,910 per year
- Cumberland County - $84,710 per year
On average, mechanical engineers earns the least in the following Pennsylvania counties:
- Bedford County - $56,800 per year
- Lycoming County - $62,080 per year
- Lackawanna County - $64,640 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Pennsylvania statistics regarding a career in mechanical engineering and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as civil engineering or mechanical engineering.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Pennsylvania
- Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Pennsylvania
- Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Pennsylvania
- Doctoral Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Pennsylvania
- Certificate in Mechanical Engineering in Pennsylvania
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,591 miles from location||Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus||University Park||PA||51.8091||36%||45,185|
|5,442 miles from location||Temple University||Philadelphia||PA||75.8549||37%||36,507|
|5,697 miles from location||University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus||Pittsburgh||PA||43.8628||30%||28,328|
|5,443 miles from location||University of Pennsylvania||Philadelphia||PA||95.86||61%||24,599|
|5,535 miles from location||Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg||Harrisburg||PA||13.2135||n/a||22,529|
|5,443 miles from location||Drexel University||Philadelphia||PA||75.5984||11%||22,493|
|5,454 miles from location||Delaware County Community College||Media||PA||10.4971||n/a||12,237|
|5,697 miles from location||Carnegie Mellon University||Pittsburgh||PA||83.6678||28%||11,197|
|5,459 miles from location||Northampton County Area Community College||Bethlehem||PA||16.3564||n/a||11,196|
|5,450 miles from location||Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus||Blue Bell||PA||10.9488||n/a||10,500|
|5,452 miles from location||Villanova University||Villanova||PA||40.5194||27%||10,375|
|5,473 miles from location||Lehigh Carbon Community College||Schnecksville||PA||12.2036||n/a||8,127|
|5,675 miles from location||Westmoreland County Community College||Youngwood||PA||11.809||n/a||7,089|
|5,461 miles from location||Lehigh University||Bethlehem||PA||40.6812||33%||6,996|
|5,552 miles from location||Pennsylvania College of Technology||Williamsport||PA||24.1746||n/a||6,409|
|5,494 miles from location||Wilkes University||Wilkes Barre||PA||62.2654||27%||6,239|
|5,524 miles from location||York College Pennsylvania||York||PA||64.1973||18%||5,564|
|5,486 miles from location||Reading Area Community College||Reading||PA||8.8125||n/a||5,425|
|5,451 miles from location||Widener University-Main Campus||Chester||PA||27.3033||22%||4,814|
|5,712 miles from location||Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College||Erie||PA||33.057||40%||4,400|
|5,717 miles from location||Gannon University||Erie||PA||29.6849||26%||4,238|
|5,617 miles from location||Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona||Altoona||PA||32.1303||32%||4,182|
|5,527 miles from location||Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg||Middletown||PA||31.9437||23%||4,012|
|5,700 miles from location||Point Park University||Pittsburgh||PA||58.4171||24%||3,985|
|5,542 miles from location||Bucknell University||Lewisburg||PA||40.8804||41%||3,673|
|5,444 miles from location||Philadelphia University||Philadelphia||PA||61.1236||27%||3,497|
|5,637 miles from location||University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown||Johnstown||PA||62.3611||55%||3,057|
|5,489 miles from location||Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks||Reading||PA||29.7537||38%||2,759|
|5,710 miles from location||Grove City College||Grove City||PA||37.5557||56%||2,530|
|5,453 miles from location||Lafayette College||Easton||PA||77.8625||26%||2,406|
|5,629 miles from location||Saint Francis University||Loretto||PA||31.8948||36%||2,300|
|5,522 miles from location||Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York||York||PA||22.894||31%||1,505|
|5,495 miles from location||Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton||Hazleton||PA||26.68||43%||1,245|
|5,453 miles from location||Pennsylvania Institute of Technology||Media||PA||17.8949||n/a||1,046|
|5,641 miles from location||Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Dubois||Du Bois||PA||27.4702||54%||938|
|5,683 miles from location||Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington||New Kensington||PA||23.859||44%||820|
|5,732 miles from location||Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango||Sharon||PA||19.9591||67%||816|
|5,506 miles from location||Schuylkill Technology Center||Frackville||PA||29.116||n/a||166|
Curious what studying Mechanical Engineering gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Pennsylvania
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Mechanical Engineers +||10,860||$77,210||15.3%|
|Mechanical Drafters +||4,170||$49,140||5.8%|
|Engineers, All Other +||2,490||$90,270||-29.7%|
|Mechanical Engineering Technicians +||1,900||$48,940||-10.0%|
|Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other +||1,380||$62,360||-52.2%|
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