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Civil Engineering Schools in California

There are 20 California schools offering civil engineering programs. 2,199 students graduated with degrees from California civil engineering schools in 2010. 1,470 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 632 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 2,071 students graduate from programs in this state in civil engineering every year. This accounts for about 14% of students who schools in the United States graduate from civil engineering programs. More specifically, four students graduated with certificates in civil engineering, 1,470 with a bachelor's level degree, 632 with a degree at the master's level, and 93 with a degree at the doctorate level.

20 civil engineering schools are in California. Out of these, while 15 schools are public, five schools are private. While tuition at a private civil engineering school varies from $34,100 to $40,172, tuition at a public civil engineering school varies from $4,807 to $11,958.

Average tuition for programs in civil engineering is $13,859. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,807 every year, is at California State University-Long Beach, the highest tuition for programs in civil engineering, which is $40,172 per year, is at Stanford University.

California schools offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in civil engineering.

Civil Engineering Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

On average, 2,071 students graduate from programs in this state in civil engineering every year. This accounts for about 14% of students who schools in the United States graduate from civil engineering programs. More specifically, four students graduated with certificates in civil engineering, 1,470 with a bachelor's level degree, 632 with a degree at the master's level, and 93 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Civil Engineering Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 10
  • Certificate 2007: 4
  • Certificate 2008: 5
  • Certificate 2009: 5
  • Certificate 2010: 4
  • Bachelor 2006: 1017
  • Bachelor 2007: 1197
  • Bachelor 2008: 1288
  • Bachelor 2009: 1385
  • Bachelor 2010: 1470
  • Master 2006: 539
  • Master 2007: 517
  • Master 2008: 555
  • Master 2009: 596
  • Master 2010: 632
  • Doctorate 2006: 92
  • Doctorate 2007: 110
  • Doctorate 2008: 96
  • Doctorate 2009: 119
  • Doctorate 2010: 93

Civil Engineering Program Availability in California

Schools in California offer a total of 49 civil engineering programs. Of these programs, about 42.9% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Civil Engineering Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 4
  • Bachelor: 21
  • Master: 17
  • Doctorate: 7

Career Trends

Civil Engineering Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Civil Engineering Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41960
  • 25th Percentile: 51880
  • Median: 60110
  • 75th Percentile: 73280
  • 90th Percentile: 86650

Civil Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Civil Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 62130
  • 25th Percentile: 74930
  • Median: 92130
  • 75th Percentile: 109020
  • 90th Percentile: 130060

Career Trends

Civil Engineering Technicians — Employment Trend

Civil Engineering Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53400
  • Median Salary 2007: 56950
  • Median Salary 2008: 59370
  • Median Salary 2009: 63290
  • Median Salary 2010: 60110
  • Total Employed 2006: 8170
  • Total Employed 2007: 7840
  • Total Employed 2008: 8330
  • Total Employed 2009: 7980
  • Total Employed 2010: 7610

Civil Engineers — Employment Trend

Civil Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 77250
  • Median Salary 2007: 77910
  • Median Salary 2008: 84620
  • Median Salary 2009: 90460
  • Median Salary 2010: 92130
  • Total Employed 2006: 31810
  • Total Employed 2007: 36150
  • Total Employed 2008: 38090
  • Total Employed 2009: 38430
  • Total Employed 2010: 36120

California vs National Civil Engineering Employment

California vs National Civil Engineering Employment

  • Employed in California: 13.407% (43730)

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1. California Institute of Technology

1200 E California Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91125
(626) 395-6811

California Institute of Technology, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Pasadena, CA. It offers three programs in civil engineering. Of those, students are offered one civil engineering certificate by this small university, one civil engineering degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level civil engineering degree. 2,175 students seek degrees in 83 programs at this university, overall. CalTech is the biggest institution in the state of California offering civil engineering in terms of programs.

2. The University of the Pacific

3601 Pacific Ave
Stockton, CA 95211-0197
(209) 946-2011

The University of the Pacific, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Stockton, CA and Pacific offers one civil engineering program. It is a 4-year institution.

3. California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768
(909) 869-7659

California State Polytechnic University-Pomona offers one program in civil engineering and it is 4.0 miles from the center of the city. It is one of 28 research universities in California.

4. Loyola Marymount University

One Lmu Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659
(310) 338-2700

Loyola Marymount University is located near Los Angeles, CA. LMU offers three programs in civil engineering. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in civil engineering by it, one bachelor's level civil engineering degree, and one degree at the master's level in civil engineering. It is a 4-year institution.

5. The University of California - Berkeley

University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720
(510) 642-6000

The University of California-Berkeley is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers three civil engineering programs. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level civil engineering degree by it, one civil engineering degree at the master's level, and one degree at the doctorate level in civil engineering. It is one of 28 research universities in California. Berkeley is the fourth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in civil engineering.

6. The University of California - Irvine

University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697
(949) 824-5011

The University of California-Irvine is near the center of the city. UCI offers three programs in civil engineering. Of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in civil engineering by UCI, one master's level degree in civil engineering, and one doctorate level civil engineering degree. UCI is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California. In terms of programs, Irvine is the fifth biggest institution in the state of California offering civil engineering.

7. California State University - Chico

First and Normal Sts
Chico, CA 95929-0150
(530) 898-6116

California State University-Chico is near the center of the city and it offers one civil engineering program. CSU Chico is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California. This public school is the eighth largest institution in the state of California offering civil engineering in terms of programs.

8. California State University - Fullerton

800 N State College Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92831-3599
(657) 278-2011

California State University-Fullerton offers two civil engineering programs. More specifically, this school offers one bachelor's level degree in civil engineering to students and one civil engineering degree at the master's level. CSUF is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of California offering civil engineering.

9. The University of California - Davis

One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-8678
(530) 752-1011

The University of California-Davis is in the suburbs of Davis, California. UCD offers three programs in civil engineering. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in civil engineering by this university, one master's level civil engineering degree, and one doctorate level civil engineering degree. It is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California. This public university is the eighth biggest institution in the state of California offering civil engineering.

10. San Jose State University

1 Washington Sq
San Jose, CA 95192-0001
(408) 924-1000

San Jose State University is near the center of the city. SJSU offers two civil engineering programs. Of those, this research university offers one bachelor's level civil engineering degree to students and one master's level degree in civil engineering. SJSU is one of 28 research universities in California. This university is the ninth biggest institution in the state of California offering civil engineering in terms of programs.

11. San Francisco State University

1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 338-1111

San Francisco State University offers one civil engineering program and it is 4.8 miles from the heart of downtown. It is one of 28 research universities in California.

12. California State University - Sacramento

6000 J St
Sacramento, CA 95819-2694
(916) 278-6011

California State University-Sacramento is 3.8 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in civil engineering. Of those, students are offered one civil engineering degree at the bachelor's level by this large university and one degree at the master's level in civil engineering. Sacramento State is a public, 4-year, research institution.

13. Santa Clara University

500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053
(408) 554-4000

Santa Clara University is near the center of the city. It offers two civil engineering programs. More specifically, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in civil engineering to students and one master's level degree in civil engineering. 8,687 students pursue degrees in 78 programs at Santa Clara, overall. This university is the second oldest institution in the state of California offering civil engineering programs.

14. California Baptist University

8432 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92504-3297
(951) 689-5771

Founded in 1950, California Baptist University is a 4-year institution. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Riverside, CA. Students are offered 47 bachelors level degrees and 11 masters level degrees by it. 4,715 students pursued degrees from the 54 programs at CBU in 2010. CBU offers subjects such as public relations, communications, and personal training. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits it.

15. California State University - Long Beach

1250 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90840-0115
(562) 985-4111

California State University-Long Beach is near the center of the city. Long Beach State offers two programs in civil engineering. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level civil engineering degree by it and one master's level degree in civil engineering. CSULB is one of 28 research universities in California.

16. The University of California - Los Angeles

405 Hilgard Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1405
(310) 825-4321

The University of California-Los Angeles offers four civil engineering programs. Specifically, students are offered one civil engineering certificate by UCLA, one bachelor's level civil engineering degree, one degree at the master's level in civil engineering, and one degree at the doctorate level in civil engineering. This university is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California.

17. Stanford University

Stanford University 295 Galvez St
Stanford, CA 94305
(650) 723-2300

Stanford University is located in the suburbs of Stanford, California. It offers four civil engineering programs. Out of those, this university offers students one civil engineering certificate, one degree at the bachelor's level in civil engineering, one civil engineering degree at the master's level, and one civil engineering degree at the doctorate level. 19,535 students seek degrees in 247 programs at Stanford, overall.

18. California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

One Grand Ave
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
(805) 756-1111

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo offers two civil engineering programs. Of those, Cal Poly offers one degree at the bachelor's level in civil engineering to students and one civil engineering degree at the master's level. It is in the suburbs of San Luis Obispo, California. This large university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

19. San Diego State University

5500 Campanile Dr
San Diego, CA 92182
(619) 594-5200

San Diego State University is 6.4 miles from the heart of downtown. SDSU offers two civil engineering programs. Of those, this public university offers students one bachelor's level degree in civil engineering and one master's level degree in civil engineering. SDSU is one of 28 research universities in California. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of California offering civil engineering programs.

20. California State University - Northridge

18111 Nordhoff St
Northridge, CA 91330
(818) 677-1200

California State University-Northridge is in the center of Northridge and CSUN offers one civil engineering program. This school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California. In terms of enrollment, Cal State Northridge ranks sixth in the state of California.

21. California State University - Los Angeles

5151 State University Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90032
(323) 343-3000

California State University-Los Angeles offers two programs in civil engineering. Of those, CSLA offers one bachelor's level civil engineering degree to students and one degree at the master's level in civil engineering. CSULA is 4.2 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 20,142 students pursue degrees in 104 Cal State L.A. programs.

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