Torrance has a general population of 137,946 and an overall student population of 28,351. Approximately 27,237 of Torrance's students are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Torrance, by student population, is El Camino Community College District. In 2010, El Camino Community College District graduated approximately 11 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with an engineering degree in Torrance. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $794 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Torrance.
If you decide to work as an engineer in Torrance, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 41,800 engineers in California, 7,120 were working in the greater Torrance area. The number of engineers in Torrance is expected to 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 Torrance is $89,830 per year, which is higher than the average for engineers state-wide.