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Computer Engineering Schools in California

There are 25 schools in the state of California offering computer engineering programs. In 2010, 1,273 students graduated with degrees from California computer engineering schools. 628 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 611 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

1,320 students graduate from computer engineering programs in California, on average, per year. This accounts for 16% of students who US schools graduate from computer engineering programs. More specifically, nine students graduated with computer engineering certificates, 628 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 611 with a degree at the master's level, and 25 with a degree at the doctorate level.

25 computer engineering schools are located in California. Out of these, while 20 schools are public, five schools are private. Tuition at a private computer engineering school varies from $7,340 to $37,368, while tuition at a public computer engineering school varies from $4,810 to $11,958.

Average tuition for programs in computer engineering is $10,395. While the highest tuition for computer engineering programs, which is $37,368 each year, is at Santa Clara University, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,810 per year, is at California State University-Long Beach.

Schools in this Pacific Coast state offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in computer engineering.

Computer Engineering Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

1,320 students graduate from computer engineering programs in California, on average, per year. This accounts for 16% of students who US schools graduate from computer engineering programs. More specifically, nine students graduated with computer engineering certificates, 628 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 611 with a degree at the master's level, and 25 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Computer Engineering Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 6
  • Certificate 2007: 3
  • Certificate 2008: 8
  • Certificate 2009: 6
  • Certificate 2010: 9
  • Bachelor 2006: 947
  • Bachelor 2007: 773
  • Bachelor 2008: 712
  • Bachelor 2009: 602
  • Bachelor 2010: 628
  • Master 2006: 485
  • Master 2007: 451
  • Master 2008: 629
  • Master 2009: 807
  • Master 2010: 611
  • Doctorate 2006: 21
  • Doctorate 2007: 21
  • Doctorate 2008: 19
  • Doctorate 2009: 14
  • Doctorate 2010: 25

Computer Engineering Program Availability in California

California schools offer a total of 53 programs in computer engineering. Of these programs, 50.9% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Computer Engineering Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 2
  • Bachelor: 27
  • Master: 17
  • Doctorate: 7

Career Trends

Computer Hardware Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Computer Hardware Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Computer Hardware Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 70130
  • 25th Percentile: 87410
  • Median: 109580
  • 75th Percentile: 135870
  • 90th Percentile: 158800

Career Trends

Computer Hardware Engineers — Employment Trend

Computer Hardware Engineers — Employment Trend

Computer Hardware Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 94530
  • Median Salary 2007: 101090
  • Median Salary 2008: 108120
  • Median Salary 2009: 110310
  • Median Salary 2010: 109580
  • Total Employed 2006: 20410
  • Total Employed 2007: 20130
  • Total Employed 2008: 20300
  • Total Employed 2009: 16880
  • Total Employed 2010: 17780

California vs National Computer Engineering Employment

California vs National Computer Engineering Employment

  • Employed in California: 26.553% (17780)

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1. California State University - Fresno

5241 N Maple Ave
Fresno, CA 93740
(559) 278-4240

California State University-Fresno is near the heart of downtown and this university offers one computer engineering program. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

2. The Naval Postgraduate School

1 University Circle
Monterey, CA 93943
(831) 656-2511

The Naval Postgraduate School offers two programs in computer engineering. Specifically, NPS offers one master's level computer engineering degree to students and one doctorate level degree in computer engineering. This public school is located in the suburbs of Monterey, California. Overall, 2,824 students seek degrees in 65 Naval Postgraduate School programs.

3. The University of the Pacific

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

The University of the Pacific offers one computer engineering program and Pacific, which is 1.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Stockton, CA. 6,717 students seek degrees in 79 programs at this mid-sized school, overall.

4. DeVry University - California

901 Corporate Ctr Dr
Pomona, CA 91768-2642
(909) 622-8866

DeVry University-California, which is 3.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Pomona, CA and this school offers one program in computer engineering. Overall, 13,259 students pursue degrees in 21 DeVry University-California programs.

5. The University of California - Merced

5200 North Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343-5603
(209) 228-4400

The University of California-Merced, which is just a few miles from Merced, is in a rural area. It offers two computer engineering programs. Out of those, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in computer engineering and one doctorate level degree in computer engineering. Overall, 4,381 students pursue degrees in 33 UC Merced programs. This research university is the seventh biggest institution in the state of California offering computer engineering in terms of programs.

6. California State University - San Bernardino

5500 University Pky
San Bernardino, CA 92407-2397
(909) 537-5000

California State University-San Bernardino is 5.3 miles from the center of the city and this university offers one program in computer engineering. 16,400 students pursue degrees in 61 programs at CSUSB, overall.

7. Northwestern Polytechnic University

47671 Westinghouse Drive
Fremont, CA 94539
(510) 657-5913

Northwestern Polytechnic University offers five programs in computer engineering. Of those, it offers students two computer engineering degrees at the bachelor's level, two computer engineering degrees at the master's level, and one computer engineering degree at the doctorate level. It is located in Fremont, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a 4-year institution.

8. National University

11255 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037-1011
(800) 628-8648

National University offers one computer engineering program and this school, which is very close to La Jolla, California, is located in a rural setting. In terms of programs, this school is the ninth largest institution in the state of California offering computer engineering.

9. Notre Dame de Namur University

1500 Ralston Ave
Belmont, CA 94002-1908
(650) 508-3500

Founded in 1851, Notre Dame de Namur University is a 4-year institution. NDNU is in the suburbs of Belmont, California. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of California. It offers students six certificates, 22 bachelors level degrees, and 21 masters level degrees. 1,790 students sought degrees from the 41 programs at NDNU in 2010. It offers subjects including software engineering, english, and public administration. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits this school.

10. The University of California - Irvine

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

The University of California-Irvine is near the heart of downtown and this university offers one computer engineering program. This large university is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California.

11. 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. It offers two programs in computer engineering. Out of those, it offers students one bachelor's level computer engineering degree and one degree at the master's level in computer engineering. 15,989 students seek degrees in 95 programs at this school, overall. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of California offering computer engineering programs.

12. California State University - Fullerton

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

California State University-Fullerton is near the center of the city. CSUF offers two programs in computer engineering. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level computer engineering degree by it and one computer engineering degree at the master's level. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this public school is the eighth largest institution in the state of California offering computer engineering.

13. 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 and it offers one computer engineering program. Davis is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California.

14. The University of California - Santa Barbara

UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
(805) 893-8000

The University of California-Santa Barbara offers one program in computer engineering and UCSB is in the suburbs of Santa Barbara, California. 22,218 students seek degrees in 159 UCSB programs, overall.

15. San Jose State University

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

San Jose State University is 0.8 miles from the center of the city. This university offers four computer engineering programs. Specifically, students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in computer engineering by San Jose State and two computer engineering degrees at the master's level. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of California offering computer engineering programs.

16. The University of California - Santa Cruz

1156 High St
Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1011
(831) 459-0111

The University of California-Santa Cruz is near the center of the city. UCSC offers three programs in computer engineering. More specifically, this research university offers students one bachelor's level degree in computer engineering, one master's level computer engineering degree, and one computer engineering degree at the doctorate level. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

17. San Francisco State University

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

San Francisco State University offers one program in computer engineering and it is near the heart of downtown. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, SFSU ranks seventh in the state of California.

18. California State University - Sacramento

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

California State University-Sacramento is near the center of the city. This university offers three programs in computer engineering. Out of those, Sac State offers students one computer engineering degree at the bachelor's level and two master's level degrees in computer engineering. 27,033 students pursue degrees in 89 programs at this university, overall.

19. Santa Clara University

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

Santa Clara University offers five programs in computer engineering. Specifically, Santa Clara offers students one computer engineering certificate, one computer engineering degree at the bachelor's level, two degrees at the master's level in computer engineering, and one doctorate level degree in computer engineering. It is near the center of the city. This university is one of 28 research universities in California. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of California offering computer engineering.

20. 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.

21. 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 and it offers one computer engineering program. This university is one of 28 research universities in California. In terms of programs, this university is the fifth largest institution in the state of California offering computer engineering.

22. The University of California - San Diego

9500 Gilman Dr
La Jolla, CA 92093
(858) 534-2230

The University of California-San Diego offers five programs in computer engineering. Out of those, it offers one computer engineering certificate to students, one degree at the bachelor's level in computer engineering, two degrees at the master's level in computer engineering, and one doctorate level degree in computer engineering. This university, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in La Jolla, CA. UC San Diego is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California. In terms of programs, UCSD is the third biggest institution in the state of California offering computer engineering.

23. The University of California - Los Angeles

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

The University of California-Los Angeles offers one computer engineering program. UCLA is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the largest institution in the state of California offering computer engineering.

24. The University of California - Riverside

900 University Ave
Riverside, CA 92521
(951) 827-1012

The University of California-Riverside is 4.1 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in computer engineering. This university is one of 28 research universities in California.

25. 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 is in the suburbs of San Luis Obispo, California. It offers two computer engineering programs. It offers two computer engineering degrees at the bachelor's level to students. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This public university is the tenth oldest institution in the state of California offering computer engineering programs.

26. San Diego State University

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

San Diego State University offers one program in computer engineering and it is near the center of the city. 29,187 students pursue degrees in 150 programs at SDSU, overall. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of California offering computer engineering.

27. California State University - Northridge

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

California State University-Northridge offers two computer engineering programs. Specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in computer engineering by this school and one master's level degree in computer engineering. This public school is in the center of Northridge. It is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

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