Pomona has a general population of 149,473 and an overall student population of 26,534. Approximately 22,273 of Pomona's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Pomona, the largest engineering school, by student population, is California State Polytechnic University-Pomona. In 2010, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona graduated approximately 165 students with credentials in engineering.
A total of 431 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Pomona in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Pomona's engineering schools was $17,907 per year for instate students and $29,067 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Pomona-based 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.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Pomona, your job prospects are good. There were 41,800 engineers working in California and 7,120 working in the greater Pomona area in 2010. The government projects that the number of engineers in Pomona will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Pomona is $89,830 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.