Long Beach, California has 2 engineering schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in engineering. With an overall population of 461,522 and a student population of 66,287, approximately 63,451 of Long Beach students attend one of Long Beach's schools that offer engineering programs.
Long Beach's largest engineering school is California State University-Long Beach. In 2010, California State University-Long Beach graduated approximately 88 students with credentials in engineering.
A reported 364 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Long Beach in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,052 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Long Beach engineering schools was an average of $31,212 per year in 2009.
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 engineering program in Long Beach. And if you live on campus at one of the Long Beach-based 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 $8,002.
If you plan on staying in Long Beach after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Long Beach, which is the most popular engineering profession, are good. In 2010, there were 41,800 engineers in California. Of these engineers, 7,120 were working in the greater Long Beach area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Long Beach will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Long Beach, you can expect to make an average salary of $89,830 per year. This is higher than the average salary for engineers in the state.
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