Stanford has a total population of 13,315 and a student population of 18,498. Of these students, 18,498 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Stanford, by student population, is Stanford University. In 2010, Stanford University graduated approximately 233 students from its engineering program.
A reported 973 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Stanford in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $38,676 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,485 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Stanford. And if you live on campus at one of the Stanford-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $11,463 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Stanford after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Stanford, which is the most popular engineering profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 engineers in California were working in the greater Stanford area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 7% in Stanford. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.