Sacramento has a general population of 407,018 and an overall student population of 118,635. Approximately 29,241 of Sacramento's students are enrolled in schools that offer software engineering programs.
The largest software engineering school in Sacramento, by student population, is California State University-Sacramento. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from California State University-Sacramento with credentials in software engineering.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in software engineering from software engineering schools in Sacramento in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Sacramento's software engineering schools was $21,478 per year for instate students and $32,638 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,734 for software engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,910 per year, on average, for room and board at Sacramento-based software engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,598.
After graduating with your credentials in software engineering, if you decide to work as a software engineer in Sacramento, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of software engineers in Sacramento will increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for software engineers.