Pomona has a total population of 149,473 and a student population of 26,534. Of these students, 22,273 are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
California State Polytechnic University-Pomona is the largest civil engineering school in Pomona, based on student population. In 2010, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona graduated approximately 165 students from its civil engineering program.
In 2010, 172 students graduated with a civil engineering degree from one of Pomona's civil engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,907 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pomona civil engineering schools was an average of $29,067 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for civil engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Pomona-based civil engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $9,741 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,550.
Many civil engineering graduates choose to work as civil engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pomona, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 41,800 civil engineers in California. Of these civil engineers, 7,120 were working in the greater Pomona area. Pomona's civil engineer workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
As a civil engineer in Pomona, you can expect to make an average salary of $89,830 per year. This is higher than the average salary for civil engineers in the state.