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Electrical Engineering Schools in California

There are 29 schools in the state of California offering electrical engineering programs. 3,730 students graduated with degrees from California electrical engineering schools in 2010. 1,864 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 1,511 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 3,699 students graduate from programs in this state in electrical engineering every year. This accounts for close to 17% of students who US schools graduate from electrical engineering programs. Of those, 36 students graduated with electrical engineering certificates, two with a degree at the associate's level, 1,511 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 1,864 with a degree at the master's level, and 317 with a degree at the doctorate level.

29 electrical engineering schools are in this state. Of these, eight schools are private, while 21 schools are public. While tuition at a public electrical engineering school varies from $4,807 to $11,958, tuition at a private electrical engineering school varies from $7,340 to $40,172.

Average tuition for electrical engineering programs is $13,955. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,807 each year, is at California State University-Long Beach, the highest tuition for electrical engineering programs, which is $40,172 every year, is at Stanford University.

Electrical engineering schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Electrical Engineering Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

On average, 3,699 students graduate from programs in this state in electrical engineering every year. This accounts for close to 17% of students who US schools graduate from electrical engineering programs. Of those, 36 students graduated with electrical engineering certificates, two with a degree at the associate's level, 1,511 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 1,864 with a degree at the master's level, and 317 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Electrical Engineering Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 32
  • Certificate 2007: 25
  • Certificate 2008: 45
  • Certificate 2009: 50
  • Certificate 2010: 36
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 1
  • Associate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 2278
  • Bachelor 2007: 1846
  • Bachelor 2008: 1690
  • Bachelor 2009: 1611
  • Bachelor 2010: 1511
  • Master 2006: 1570
  • Master 2007: 1497
  • Master 2008: 1570
  • Master 2009: 1867
  • Master 2010: 1864
  • Doctorate 2006: 334
  • Doctorate 2007: 350
  • Doctorate 2008: 364
  • Doctorate 2009: 342
  • Doctorate 2010: 317

Electrical Engineering Program Availability in California

Schools in this Pacific Coast state offer a total of 72 programs in electrical engineering. Of these programs, approximately 40.3% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Electrical Engineering Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 29
  • Master: 24
  • Doctorate: 13

Electrical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Electrical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 58700
  • 25th Percentile: 75110
  • Median: 96640
  • 75th Percentile: 119950
  • 90th Percentile: 144230

Electrical Engineering Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Electrical Engineering Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35480
  • 25th Percentile: 45670
  • Median: 59840
  • 75th Percentile: 74530
  • 90th Percentile: 92980

Electrical Engineers — Employment Trend

Electrical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 84670
  • Median Salary 2007: 89180
  • Median Salary 2008: 92980
  • Median Salary 2009: 94620
  • Median Salary 2010: 96640
  • Total Employed 2006: 19000
  • Total Employed 2007: 19270
  • Total Employed 2008: 19370
  • Total Employed 2009: 17650
  • Total Employed 2010: 18320

Electrical Engineering Technicians — Employment Trend

Electrical Engineering Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54640
  • Median Salary 2007: 56250
  • Median Salary 2008: 57620
  • Median Salary 2009: 58270
  • Median Salary 2010: 59840
  • Total Employed 2006: 22600
  • Total Employed 2007: 21830
  • Total Employed 2008: 20330
  • Total Employed 2009: 19380
  • Total Employed 2010: 18870

California vs National Electrical Engineering Employment

California vs National Electrical Engineering Employment

  • Employed in California: 12.542% (37190)

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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 center of the city and it offers one electrical engineering program. 20,932 students pursue degrees in 87 Fresno State programs, overall.

2. California Institute of Technology

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

California Institute of Technology, which is 1.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Pasadena, CA. This university offers four electrical engineering programs. More specifically, this research university offers students one electrical engineering certificate, one electrical engineering degree at the bachelor's level, one master's level degree in electrical engineering, and one doctorate level electrical engineering degree. Overall, 2,175 students seek degrees in 83 programs at CalTech.

3. The Naval Postgraduate School

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

The Naval Postgraduate School is in the suburbs of Monterey, California. NPS offers three electrical engineering programs. Out of those, it offers one electrical engineering certificate to students, one degree at the master's level in electrical engineering, and one doctorate level electrical engineering degree. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of California offering electrical engineering.

4. The University of the Pacific

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

The University of the Pacific, which is near the center of the city, is located in Stockton, CA and this school offers one electrical engineering program. Pacific is a 4-year institution. UOP is the oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in electrical engineering.

5. The Southern California Institute of Technology

222 S. Harbor Blvd.- Suite 200
Anaheim, CA 92805-3758
(714) 300-0300

The Southern California Institute of Technology is located in the center of Anaheim. It offers three programs in electrical engineering. Of those, SCI Tech offers one electrical engineering certificate to students, one associate's level degree in electrical engineering, and one bachelor's level electrical engineering degree. Overall, 695 students pursue degrees in 13 Southern California Institute of Technology programs. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of California offering electrical engineering.

6. California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

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

California State Polytechnic University-Pomona is near the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in electrical engineering. Specifically, this university offers one bachelor's level degree in electrical engineering to students and one electrical engineering degree at the master's level. Overall, 20,747 students pursue degrees in 77 Cal Poly Pomona programs.

7. Loyola Marymount University

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

Loyola Marymount University is located near Los Angeles, CA. It offers two electrical engineering programs. Specifically, students are offered one electrical engineering degree at the bachelor's level by it and one master's level electrical engineering degree. 9,223 students pursue degrees in 97 programs at this school, overall. LMU is the ninth largest institution in the state of California offering electrical engineering in terms of programs.

8. Northwestern Polytechnic University

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

Northwestern Polytechnic University, which is just a few miles from Fremont, is in a rural setting. This school offers two programs in electrical engineering. More specifically, this school offers one degree at the bachelor's level in electrical engineering to students and one electrical engineering degree at the master's level. It is a 4-year institution.

9. The University of San Diego

5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110-2492
(619) 260-4600

The University of San Diego is 4.3 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in electrical engineering. This mid-sized school is a 4-year institution.

10. The University of California - Berkeley

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

The University of California-Berkeley is near the heart of downtown. UC Berkeley offers three electrical engineering programs. More specifically, it offers one electrical engineering degree at the bachelor's level to students, one master's level degree in electrical engineering, and one doctorate level electrical engineering degree. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

11. The University of California - Irvine

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

The University of California-Irvine offers three programs in electrical engineering. Of those, this university offers one electrical engineering degree at the bachelor's level to students, one electrical engineering degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree in electrical engineering. It is 3.7 miles from the heart of downtown. Irvine is a public, 4-year, research institution.

12. California State University - Chico

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

California State University-Chico is 0.5 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one electrical engineering program. Overall, 15,989 students pursue degrees in 95 Cal State-Chico programs. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth largest institution in the state of California offering electrical engineering.

13. California State University - Fullerton

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

California State University-Fullerton is near the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in electrical engineering. Specifically, this school offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in electrical engineering and one master's level electrical engineering degree. 35,590 students seek degrees in 98 California State University-Fullerton programs, overall. This big school is the fourth largest institution in the state of California offering electrical engineering.

14. 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. It offers three electrical engineering programs. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in electrical engineering by it, one master's level electrical engineering degree, and one doctorate level degree in electrical engineering. This public university is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California. UCD ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

15. The University of California - Santa Barbara

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

The University of California-Santa Barbara is in the suburbs of Santa Barbara, California. This university offers three programs in electrical engineering. Of those, UC Santa Barbara offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in electrical engineering, one degree at the master's level in electrical engineering, and one doctorate level degree in electrical engineering. 22,218 students seek degrees in 159 programs at UCSB, overall. UC Santa Barbara is the tenth largest institution in the state of California offering electrical engineering in terms of programs.

16. 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 heart of downtown. SJSU offers two programs in electrical engineering. Out of those, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in electrical engineering to students and one electrical engineering degree at the master's level. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This big university is the third oldest institution in the state of California offering electrical engineering programs.

17. The University of California - Santa Cruz

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

The University of California-Santa Cruz offers three electrical engineering programs. Of those, it offers one bachelor's level electrical engineering degree to students, one master's level electrical engineering degree, and one doctorate level electrical engineering degree. This public university is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown. Overall, 17,187 students seek degrees in 104 UC Santa Cruz programs.

18. San Francisco State University

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

San Francisco State University is 4.8 miles from the center of the city and it offers one electrical engineering program. This public university is one of 28 research universities in California. This university ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

19. California State University - Sacramento

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

California State University-Sacramento is near the heart of downtown. CSUS offers two electrical engineering programs. Of those, this university offers one bachelor's level electrical engineering degree to students and one master's level electrical engineering degree. Overall, 27,033 students pursue degrees in 89 programs at this university.

20. Santa Clara University

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

Santa Clara University is near the heart of downtown. SCU offers three electrical engineering programs. Specifically, Santa Clara offers one bachelor's level degree in electrical engineering to students, one master's level electrical engineering degree, and one degree at the doctorate level in electrical engineering. It is one of 28 research universities in California. Santa Clara is the second largest institution in the state of California offering electrical engineering in terms of programs.

21. California State University - Long Beach

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

California State University-Long Beach offers two electrical engineering programs. More specifically, Long Beach State offers students one electrical engineering degree at the bachelor's level and one degree at the master's level in electrical engineering. This public university is 2.6 miles from the center of the city. Long Beach State is one of 28 research universities in California. This university is the sixth largest institution in the state of California offering electrical engineering.

22. The University of California - San Diego

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

The University of California-San Diego, which is near the heart of downtown, is in La Jolla, CA. It offers four programs in electrical engineering. Of those, this university offers students one certificate in electrical engineering, one electrical engineering degree at the bachelor's level, one master's level degree in electrical engineering, and one degree at the doctorate level in electrical engineering. UCSD is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of California offering electrical 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 three programs in electrical engineering. Of those, this university offers one degree at the bachelor's level in electrical engineering to students, one degree at the master's level in electrical engineering, and one doctorate level degree in electrical engineering. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

24. Stanford University

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

Stanford University is in the suburbs of Stanford, California. Stanford offers four programs in electrical engineering. Of those, it offers one certificate in electrical engineering to students, one bachelor's level electrical engineering degree, one master's level degree in electrical engineering, and one doctorate level electrical engineering degree. It is a 4-year research institution. Stanford is the seventh oldest institution in the state of California offering electrical engineering programs.

25. The University of California - Riverside

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

The University of California-Riverside is near the center of the city. This university offers three electrical engineering programs. Of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in electrical engineering by it, one master's level electrical engineering degree, and one degree at the doctorate level in electrical engineering. Overall, 20,692 students pursue degrees in 147 UC Riverside programs.

26. 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 programs in electrical engineering. Of those, it offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in electrical engineering and one master's level degree in electrical engineering. This university is located in the suburbs of San Luis Obispo, California. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

27. 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. It offers two programs in electrical engineering. Specifically, San Diego State offers one electrical engineering degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level electrical engineering degree. San Diego State is one of 28 research universities in California.

28. California State University - Northridge

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

California State University-Northridge offers two programs in electrical engineering. Out of those, it offers students one bachelor's level electrical engineering degree and one degree at the master's level in electrical engineering. It is in the center of Northridge. This school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California. CSUN is the fifth largest institution in the state of California offering electrical engineering.

29. 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 electrical engineering. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in electrical engineering by this university and one master's level electrical engineering degree. This research university is 4.2 miles from the center of the city. This university is one of 28 research universities in California.

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