Fitchburg, MA has one engineering school within its city limits. Fitchburg State College has a total student population of 7,043. It is the 399th highest ranked school in the USA and the 25th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University). To learn more about engineering programs in Fitchburg, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of engineering professors at Fitchburg State College such as Robert Kokernak.
Engineering students from Fitchburg schools who go on to become engineers, audio engineers, aerospace engineers, automotive engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,412,730 people working as architecture and engineering employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $73,590. Also, Aerospace engineers make on average $96,270 per year and there are about 70,570 of them employed in the US today.
Fitchburg lies in Worcester county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner area has 48,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.7% unemployment rate, $19.26/hr average worker wage, and a $40,060 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Fitchburg State College ends up costing a student $9,386/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fitchburg|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||34.9 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||36.5 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||48.8 miles|