Fullerton has a general population of 126,003 and an overall student population of 60,112. Approximately 36,262 of Fullerton's students are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
California State University-Fullerton is the largest civil engineering school in Fullerton, based on student population. In 2010, California State University-Fullerton graduated approximately 91 students from its civil engineering program.
A total of 91 students graduated with credentials in civil engineering from civil engineering schools in Fullerton in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Fullerton's civil engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,182 per year in instate tuition and $30,142 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for civil engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Fullerton-based civil engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $5,775 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,200.
If you decide to work as a civil engineer in Fullerton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 civil engineers in California were working in the greater Fullerton area. Fullerton's civil engineer workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
As a civil engineer in Fullerton, you can expect to make an average salary of $91,300 per year. This is higher than the average salary for civil engineers in the state.