Thousand Oaks has a general population of 117,005 and an overall student population of 3,714. Approximately 3,714 of Thousand Oaks's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
Of the 1 engineering schools in Thousand Oaks, the largest engineering school, by student population, is California Lutheran University. In 2010, California Lutheran University graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Thousand Oaks's engineering schools. In 2009 tuition at engineering schools in Thousand Oaks was $30,230 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,450 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Thousand Oaks. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,090 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $35,440.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Thousand Oaks, your job prospects are good. There were 41,800 engineers working in California and 740 working in the greater Thousand Oaks area in 2010. The number of engineers in Thousand Oaks is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Thousand Oaks is $89,900 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.