Irvine has a general population of 143,072 and an overall student population of 49,470. Approximately 27,142 of Irvine's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer engineering programs.
Irvine's largest computer engineering school is University of California-Irvine. In 2010, University of California-Irvine graduated approximately 42 students from its computer engineering program.
In 2010, 42 students graduated with a computer engineering degree in Irvine. If you decide to attend one of Irvine's computer engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $24,828 per year in instate tuition and $47,497 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,645 for computer engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,655 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $19,213.
If you decide to work as a computer engineer in Irvine, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 17,500 computer engineers in California, 1,440 were working in the greater Irvine area. The number of computer engineers in Irvine is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer engineer in Irvine is $105,340 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for computer engineers.