Of the 1 engineering schools in Northridge, the largest engineering school, by student population, is California State University-Northridge. In 2010, California State University-Northridge graduated approximately 94 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 262 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Northridge's engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,449 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Northridge engineering schools was an average of $32,609 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Northridge-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $9,137 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,825.
If you plan on staying in Northridge after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Northridge, which is the most popular engineering profession, are not very good. Northridge's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.