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Mechanical Engineering Schools in Connecticut

There are nine Connecticut schools offering mechanical engineering programs. In 2010, 374 students graduated from programs at Connecticut mechanical engineering schools. 207 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 155 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 345 students graduate from mechanical engineering programs in Connecticut per year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from mechanical engineering programs. Of those, four students graduated with mechanical engineering certificates, 207 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 155 with a degree at the master's level, and eight with a degree at the doctorate level.

Nine mechanical engineering schools are located in this state. And of these, six schools are private, while three schools are public. While tuition at a public mechanical engineering school varies from $3,000 to $10,416, private mechanical engineering school tuition varies from $26,370 to $39,040.

Average tuition for programs in mechanical engineering is $23,969. The highest tuition for mechanical engineering programs, which is $39,040 each year, is at Fairfield University, while the lowest tuition in Connecticut, which is $3,000 every year, is at the United States Coast Guard Academy.

Mechanical engineering schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Mechanical Engineering Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

On average, 345 students graduate from mechanical engineering programs in Connecticut per year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from mechanical engineering programs. Of those, four students graduated with mechanical engineering certificates, 207 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 155 with a degree at the master's level, and eight with a degree at the doctorate level.

Mechanical Engineering Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 7
  • Certificate 2007: 2
  • Certificate 2008: 5
  • Certificate 2009: 6
  • Certificate 2010: 4
  • Associate 2006: 2
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 0
  • Bachelor 2006: 118
  • Bachelor 2007: 167
  • Bachelor 2008: 162
  • Bachelor 2009: 166
  • Bachelor 2010: 207
  • Master 2006: 120
  • Master 2007: 110
  • Master 2008: 136
  • Master 2009: 221
  • Master 2010: 155
  • Doctorate 2006: 12
  • Doctorate 2007: 11
  • Doctorate 2008: 14
  • Doctorate 2009: 2
  • Doctorate 2010: 8

Mechanical Engineering Program Availability in Connecticut

Connecticut schools offer a total of 18 mechanical engineering programs. Of these programs, around 38.9% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Mechanical Engineering Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 7
  • Master: 7
  • Doctorate: 2

Career Trends

Mechanical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Mechanical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Mechanical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54910
  • 25th Percentile: 63720
  • Median: 79350
  • 75th Percentile: 95450
  • 90th Percentile: 107270

Career Trends

Mechanical Engineers — Employment Trend

Mechanical Engineers — Employment Trend

Mechanical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68090
  • Median Salary 2007: 70770
  • Median Salary 2008: 77690
  • Median Salary 2009: 79130
  • Median Salary 2010: 79350
  • Total Employed 2006: 5860
  • Total Employed 2007: 5570
  • Total Employed 2008: 5140
  • Total Employed 2009: 5200
  • Total Employed 2010: 5280

Connecticut vs National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Connecticut vs National Mechanical Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 2.253% (5280)

Mechanical Engineering Schools in Connecticut

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1. The United States Coast Guard Academy

15 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4195
(860) 444-8444

The United States Coast Guard Academy, which is near the center of the city, is in New London, CT and this academy offers one mechanical engineering program. This academy is the only military academy in Connecticut. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in mechanical engineering.

2. Yale University

Yale University
New Haven, CT 6520
(203) 432-1333

Yale University is in the center of New Haven. Yale offers four programs in mechanical engineering. Of those, students are offered one certificate in mechanical engineering by this big university, one bachelor's level degree in mechanical engineering, one master's level mechanical engineering degree, and one doctorate level mechanical engineering degree. It is an ivy league, 4-year, research institution. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in mechanical engineering.

3. The University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
(860) 768-4100

The University of Hartford, which is near the center of the city, is located in West Hartford, CT. This university offers two mechanical engineering programs. More specifically, students are offered one mechanical engineering degree at the bachelor's level by it and one mechanical engineering degree at the master's level. This medium-sized university is a 4-year research institution. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering mechanical engineering.

4. The University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 6269
(860) 486-2000

The University of Connecticut is in town of Storrs, Connecticut. Uconn offers three mechanical engineering programs. More specifically, Uconn offers students one bachelor's level mechanical engineering degree, one mechanical engineering degree at the master's level, and one degree at the doctorate level in mechanical engineering. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering mechanical engineering in terms of programs.

5. Rensselaer Hartford Graduate Center Inc

275 Windsor St
Hartford, CT 6120
(860) 548-2400

Rensselaer Hartford Graduate Center Inc offers one program in mechanical engineering and it is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown. Overall, 430 students pursue degrees in 14 programs at this school. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering mechanical engineering programs.

6. The University of New Haven

300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT 6516
(203) 932-7000

The University of New Haven is in the suburbs of West Haven, Connecticut. UNH offers two mechanical engineering programs. Of those, this school offers one mechanical engineering degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level degree in mechanical engineering. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering mechanical engineering programs.

7. Fairfield University

1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
(203) 254-4000

Fairfield University is in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut. This school offers three programs in mechanical engineering. Specifically, students are offered one associate's level degree in mechanical engineering by this school, one bachelor's level degree in mechanical engineering, and one degree at the master's level in mechanical engineering. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering mechanical engineering.

8. The University of Bridgeport

126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604-5620
(203) 576-4000

The University of Bridgeport is near the heart of downtown and UB offers one program in mechanical engineering. 5,155 students pursue degrees in 73 programs at this mid-sized school, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the third biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering mechanical engineering.

9. Central Connecticut State University

1615 Stanley St
New Britain, CT 6050
(860) 832-3200

Central Connecticut State University offers one program in mechanical engineering and this school is located in the suburbs of New Britain, Connecticut. CCSU is one of 33 public post-secondary institutions in Connecticut. This school ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Connecticut.