With an overall population of 27,693 and a student population of 18,293, approximately 18,293 of Los Altos students attend one of Los Altos's schools that offer engineering programs.
Los Altos's largest engineering school is Foothill College. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Foothill College with credentials in engineering.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Los Altos in 2010. If you decide to attend a engineering school in Los Altos, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $894.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,728 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Los Altos.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Los Altos, your job prospects are not very good. There were 34,100 engineers working in California and 6,260 working in the greater Los Altos area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 7% in Los Altos. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.