San Diego has a general population of 1,223,400 and an overall student population of 155,074. Approximately 32,817 of San Diego's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer engineering programs.
San Diego State University is the largest computer engineering school in San Diego, based on student population. Approximately 31 students graduated in 2010 from San Diego State University with credentials in computer engineering.
In 2010, 31 students graduated with a computer engineering degree in San Diego. Tuition in 2009 at San Diego's computer engineering schools was $22,002 per year for instate students and $33,162 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for computer engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,920 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,756.
After graduating with your credentials in computer engineering, if you decide to work as a computer engineer in San Diego, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 computer engineers in California were working in the greater San Diego area. San Diego's computer engineer workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer engineers.
As a computer engineer in San Diego, you can expect to make an average salary of $90,620 per year. This is lower than the average salary for computer engineers in the state.