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 computer engineering programs.
The largest computer engineering school in Fullerton, by student population, is California State University-Fullerton. In 2010, approximately 65 students graduated from the Computer Engineering program at California State University-Fullerton.
A reported 69 students graduated with credentials in computer engineering in Fullerton in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Fullerton's computer engineering schools was $19,182 per year for instate students and $30,142 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer engineering program in Fullerton. And if you live on campus at one of the Fullerton-based computer 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.
After graduating with your credentials in computer engineering, if you decide to work as a computer engineer in Fullerton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 computer engineers in California were working in the greater Fullerton area. The government projects that the number of computer engineers in Fullerton will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer engineer in Fullerton is $105,340 per year, which is higher than the average for computer engineers state-wide.