Wyoming contains two schools that offer mechanical engineering programs. University of Wyoming, the highest-ranking mechanical engineering school in WY, has a total student population of 12,427 and is the 1527th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 mechanical engineering schools in Wyoming, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wyo Tech-Laramie comes out as the most expensive ($21,132/yr), with University of Wyoming as the lowest recorded at only $9,676/yr.
Mechanical Engineering students from Wyoming schools who go on to become mechanical engineers, mechanical design engineers, mechanical drafters, mechanical designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 232,660 people working as mechanical engineers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,580. Also, Mechanical engineering technicians make on average $50,700 per year and there are about 43,580 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Wyoming alone, there are 30 employed mechanical engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $48,910. Mechanical engineers in this state earn $70,800/yr and there are 230 employed.
Also, within the mechanical engineering schools in Wyoming, the average student population is 3,094 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from mechanical engineering, there are 791 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,589 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,319, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.