With an overall population of 461,522 and a student population of 66,287, approximately 35,557 of Long Beach students attend one of Long Beach's schools that offer civil engineering programs.
Of the 1 civil engineering schools in Long Beach, the largest civil engineering school, by student population, is California State University-Long Beach. Approximately 88 students graduated in 2010 from California State University-Long Beach with credentials in civil engineering.
A reported 88 students graduated with credentials in civil engineering in Long Beach in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Long Beach's civil engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,052 per year in instate tuition and $31,212 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for civil engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Long Beach-based civil engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $7,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,426.
If you plan on staying in Long Beach after graduating from civil engineering school, you should know that job prospects for civil engineers in Long Beach, which is the most popular civil engineering profession, are good. There were 41,800 civil engineers working in California and 7,120 working in the greater Long Beach area in 2010. The number of civil engineers in Long Beach is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a civil engineer in Long Beach is $89,830 per year, which is higher than the average for civil engineers state-wide.