Manchester, NH (population: 108,643) has three engineering schools within its city limits. Saint Anselm College, the highest ranked school in the city with an engineering program, has a total student population of 1,915. It is the 297th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of New Hampshire.
Engineering students from Manchester 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.
Manchester lies in Hillsborough county, which is one of the 6 counties in New Hampshire. Overall, the Manchester area has 99,530 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $21.75/hr average worker wage, and a $45,240 average annual salary.
Of the 3 engineering schools in Manchester, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Anselm College comes out as the most expensive ($26,612/yr) for engineering students, with University of New Hampshire at Manchester as the lowest, reported at only $10,334/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Manchester|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||24.9 miles|
|New London||NH||-||5||27.7354||166||40.7 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||46.9 miles|