Engineering Schools in DeKalb, Illinois

DeKalb is located in DeKalb county and has a population of 39,018.

Engineering schools in DeKalb charged students an average tuition of $7,260.00 if they were Illinois residents, and $14,520.00 if they were non-residents, during the 2009 - 2010 school year.

The cost, on average, for books and supplies needed for engineering schools in DeKalb is $1,400.00. There is one engineering college in DeKalb. In the 2008 - 2009 school year, reportedly 185 students completed engineering programs in DeKalb.

Engineering Schools in DeKalb

Northern Illinois University

1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
DeKalb, IL, 60115

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Electrical Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Masters in Electrical Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Bachelors in Industrial Engineering
  • Masters in Industrial Engineering
  • Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering
  • Masters in Mechanical Engineering


  • Tuition (in-state): $7,260.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $14,520.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $8,112.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): Not Available

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 2,310
  • Average aid received per student: $7,877.00

Engineering Salary in DeKalb

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Aerospace Engineers$102,830.0080
Biomedical Engineers$68,610.00Not available
Chemical Engineers$85,950.00710
Civil Engineers$79,250.004,740
Computer Hardware Engineers$95,260.00800
Electrical Engineers$88,570.003,390
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer$88,560.003,150
Environmental Engineers$78,750.001,380
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors$85,690.001,010
Industrial Engineers$72,990.005,200
Materials Engineers$83,850.00360
Mechanical Engineers$76,810.004,990
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers$133,180.00Not available
Nuclear Engineers$110,870.00820
Petroleum Engineers$87,270.00Not available

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