With an overall population of 133,936 and a student population of 36,548, approximately 2,130 of Pasadena students attend one of Pasadena's schools that offer civil engineering programs.
Pasadena's largest civil engineering school is California Institute of Technology. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Civil Engineering program at California Institute of Technology.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a civil engineering degree from one of Pasadena's civil engineering schools. In 2009 tuition at civil engineering schools in Pasadena was $34,584 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,290 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a civil engineering program in Pasadena. And if you live on campus at one of the Pasadena-based civil engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $10,755 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Pasadena after graduating from civil engineering school, you should know that job prospects for civil engineers in Pasadena, which is the most popular civil engineering profession, are good. In 2010, there were 41,800 civil engineers in California. Of these civil engineers, 7,120 were working in the greater Pasadena area. By the year 2018, the number of civil engineers is expected to increase by 15% in Pasadena. This projected 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 Pasadena is $89,830 per year, which is higher than the average for civil engineers state-wide.