With an overall population of 80,865 and a student population of 11,780, approximately 10,578 of Redding students attend one of Redding's schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Redding, by student population, is Shasta College. In 2010, Shasta College graduated approximately 4 students from its engineering program.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Redding in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Redding's engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,837 per year in instate tuition and $15,469 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,500 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,937.
If you plan on staying in Redding after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Redding, which is the most popular engineering profession, are good. In 2010, of the 41,800 engineers in California, 320 were working in the greater Redding area. The number of engineers in Redding is expected to 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 Redding is $99,370 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.