With an overall population of 776,733 and a student population of 101,874, approximately 30,469 of San Francisco students attend one of San Francisco's schools that offer computer engineering programs.
San Francisco's largest computer engineering school is San Francisco State University. In 2010, San Francisco State University graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in computer engineering.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in computer engineering from computer engineering schools in San Francisco in 2010. If you decide to attend one of San Francisco's computer engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,830 per year in instate tuition and $33,990 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,734 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer engineering program in San Francisco. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,564 per year, on average, for room and board at San Francisco-based computer engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,860.
Many computer engineering graduates choose to work as computer engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in San Francisco, your job prospects are good. There were 17,500 computer engineers working in California and 800 working in the greater San Francisco area in 2010. The number of computer engineers in San Francisco is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer engineers.
As a computer engineer in San Francisco, you can expect to make an average salary of $119,220 per year. This is higher than the average salary for computer engineers in the state.