There are 2 engineering schools in Merced, California. With an overall population of 63,893 and a student population of 13,945, approximately 13,860 of Merced students attend one of Merced's schools that offer engineering programs.
University of California-Merced is the largest engineering school in Merced, based on student population. In 2010, University of California-Merced graduated approximately 13 students with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 42 students graduated with an engineering degree in Merced. If you decide to attend one of Merced's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $25,982 per year in instate tuition and $48,651 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,595 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,248 per year, on average, for room and board at Merced-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,774.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Merced, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 41,800 engineers in California, 30 were working in the greater Merced area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Merced will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Merced is $80,290 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.
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