With an overall population of 54,978 and a student population of 11,636, approximately 11,231 of Fountain Valley students attend one of Fountain Valley's schools that offer engineering programs.
Coastline Community College is the largest engineering school in Fountain Valley, based on student population. In 2010, Coastline Community College graduated approximately 11 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with an engineering certificate from one of Fountain Valley's engineering schools. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Fountain Valley was $650 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for engineering related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Fountain Valley, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 41,800 engineers in California. Of these engineers, 4,340 were working in the greater Fountain Valley area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 15% in Fountain Valley. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Fountain Valley is $91,300 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.