Susanville has a general population of 13,541 and an overall student population of 2,250. Approximately 2,250 of Susanville's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Susanville, by student population, is Lassen Community College. In 2010, Lassen Community College graduated approximately 32 students with credentials in engineering.
A reported 32 students graduated with credentials in engineering in Susanville in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Susanville's engineering schools was $11,387 per year for instate students and $15,947 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Susanville. And if you live on campus at one of the Susanville-based engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $6,060 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,425.
If you plan on staying in Susanville after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Susanville, which is the most popular engineering profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 257 engineers in California were working in the greater Susanville area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Susanville will 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 Susanville is $79,730 per year, which is lower than the average for engineers state-wide.