There are schools offering mechanical engineering degrees in Oklahoma!
Schools Offering Mechanical Engineering Programs in Oklahoma
Each year, approximately 0.4% of Oklahoma graduates receive degrees in mechanical engineering. Thus, Oklahoma's 8 mechanical engineering schools put out approximately 362 mechanical engineers each year.
The top-ranked school in Oklahoma with a mechanical engineering program is Oklahoma Christian University, which is located in Edmond. In 2010, it was ranked 38th nationwide. In 2010, Oklahoma Christian University graduated 24 students from its mechanical engineering program. The tuition rate at Oklahoma Christian University was $17,456 per year.
The second-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a mechanical engineering program is University of Oklahoma Norman Campus. University of Oklahoma Norman Campus, which was ranked 62nd in the country in 2010, is located in Norman. In 2010, University of Oklahoma Norman Campus graduated 93 students from its mechanical engineering program. University of Oklahoma Norman Campus charged in-state students $7,864 in tuition fees per year.
Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, which is located in Stillwater, is the third-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a mechanical engineering program. It received a ranking of 64th in the country in 2010. 203 students graduated with degree in mechanical engineering from Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in 2010. The tuition rate at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was $6,779 per year.
Mechanical engineering schools in Oklahoma, charge students an average tuition of $11,458 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $28,735 per year, or as little as $2,526 per year. In 2010, the mechanical engineering schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Oklahoma were:
- University of Tulsa - located in Tulsa, students are charged $28,735 per year
- Oral Roberts University - located in Tulsa, students are charged $20,054 per year
- Oklahoma Christian University - located in Edmond, students are charged $17,456 per year
The mechanical engineering schools in Oklahoma that charged the lowest tuition rates were:
- Northern Oklahoma College - located in Tonkawa, students are charged $2,526 per year
- Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee - located in Okmulgee, students are charged $3,795 per year
- University of Central Oklahoma - located in Edmond, students are charged $4,456 per year
A mechanical engineering degree from an Oklahoma school... what next?
Most people who graduate from mechanical engineering school in Oklahoma go on to work as a mechanical engineer. If you decide to work as a mechanical engineer in Oklahoma, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,830 Oklahoma mechanical engineers as of 2010. In Oklahoma, the largest numbers of mechanical engineers work in the following counties:
- Creek County - 770 mechanical engineers
- Canadian County - 640 mechanical engineers
- Adair County - 150 mechanical engineers
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 2,420 mechanical engineers will be working in Oklahoma state. This would require the number of mechanical engineers to grow by 13%.
On average, a mechanical engineer earns a salary of $73,620 per year in Oklahoma state. However, Oklahoma mechanical engineers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $32,800 per year to more than $102,450 per year in 2010. On average a mechanical engineer earns the most in the following Oklahoma counties:
- Canadian County - $75,870 per year
- Creek County - $75,190 per year
- Adair County - $63,850 per year
A mechanical engineer in the following counties in Oklahoma make the lowest salaries on average:
- Cherokee County - $62,220 per year
- Atoka County - $62,890 per year
- Adair County - $63,850 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma
- Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Oklahoma
- Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Oklahoma
- Doctoral Degree in Mechanical Engineering in Oklahoma
Curious what studying Mechanical Engineering gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Oklahoma
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Engineers, All Other||1,150||$79,680||51.3%|
|Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other||880||$54,980||69.2%|
|Mechanical Engineering Technicians||380||$46,010||-9.5%|
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