Pasadena has a total population of 141,674 and a student population of 27,509. Of these students, 27,011 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Pasadena, by student population, is San Jacinto Community College. In 2010, approximately 9 students graduated from the Engineering program at San Jacinto Community College.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with an engineering degree in Pasadena. If you decide to attend a engineering school in Pasadena, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,250.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 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 Pasadena, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 28,100 engineers in Texas. Of these engineers, 10,070 were working in the greater Pasadena area. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 23% in Pasadena. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.