The cost of attending college or university seems to consistently trend upwards. And while it’s true that you have to be prepared to make a financial commitment to your post-secondary education, there are ways that you can reduce the overall cost. Plan ahead. Compare the costs and benefits of earning an associate degree versus a bachelor’s degree. Explore scholarship opportunities and financial aid. Become informed about available tax credits and deductions. And of course, investigate tuition fees at both public and private institutions. To help you get started, here are the typical costs for an engineering mechanics degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 12,301 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

47% above average compared to other degrees

$ 31,802 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

58% above average compared to other degrees

$ 45,536 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

41% above average compared to other degrees

What do engineering mechanics graduates earn?

Engineering mechanics students make an average of $104,981 per year after graduation. This is 57% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 104,981 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 95% of degrees

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% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular engineering mechanics schools in the US

There are 14 schools in the US that offer a engineering mechanics degree. The engineering mechanics schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are Boston University, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus and The University of Texas at Austin. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in engineering mechanics per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
Boston University$52,082
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus$18,436
The University of Texas at Austin$10,398
Cornell University$52,853
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign$15,074
The University of Alabama$10,780
Columbia University in the City of New York$57,208
Northwestern University$52,678
Michigan State University$14,460
University of Wisconsin-Madison$10,533

Top US schools for an engineering mechanics degree

The following chart lists the most prestigious schools offering engineering mechanics degrees, along with their average acceptance rate and tuition costs:

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Columbia University in the City of New York7%$57,208
California Institute of Technology8%$49,908
Northwestern University9%$52,678
Johns Hopkins University13%$52,170
Cornell University13%$52,853
Carnegie Mellon University22%$53,910
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus23%$12,418
Boston University25%$52,082
The University of Texas at Austin36%$10,398
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute43%$52,305

Cheapest US schools for an engineering mechanics degree

Of the schools in the US that offer an engineering mechanics degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:

School NameTuition
Lee College$2,488
San Jacinto Community College$2,580
Northwest Vista College$7,170
Iowa State University$8,636
University of Utah$8,884
University of Nebraska-Lincoln$8,978
Missouri University of Science and Technology$9,246
Cleveland State University$9,778
The University of Texas at Austin$10,398
University of Wisconsin-Madison$10,533

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