Saratoga has a general population of 29,843 and an overall student population of 12,893. Approximately 12,893 of Saratoga's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Saratoga's largest engineering school is West Valley College. In 2010, West Valley College graduated approximately 2 students from its engineering program.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Saratoga in 2010. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Saratoga was $700 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,388 for engineering related books and supplies each year.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Saratoga, your job prospects are not very good. There were 34,100 engineers working in California and 6,260 working in the greater Saratoga area in 2010. The number of engineers in Saratoga is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.