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Engineering Schools in Santa Cruz, California

There are 17 schools located around Santa Cruz, CA offering engineering programs. 3,582 students graduated with degrees from Santa Cruz engineering schools in 2010. 2,176 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 829 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 3,329 students graduate from engineering programs in Santa Cruz each year. This accounts for one-quarter of the students who schools in the state of California graduate from engineering programs. More specifically, 306 students graduated with certificates in engineering, 34 with a degree at the associate's level, 829 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 2,176 with a master's level degree, and 237 with a degree at the doctorate level.

17 engineering schools are located in Santa Cruz. And of these, while four schools are private, 13 schools are public. While tuition at a private engineering school varies from $7,340 to $40,172, tuition at a public engineering school varies from $5,091 to $11,505.

Average tuition for engineering programs is $22,280. The highest tuition for programs in engineering, which is $40,172 per year, is at Stanford University, while the lowest tuition in Santa Cruz, which is $5,091 every year, is at California State University-East Bay.

Santa Cruz schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in engineering.

Engineering Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Santa Cruz, California

On average, 3,329 students graduate from engineering programs in Santa Cruz each year. This accounts for one-quarter of the students who schools in the state of California graduate from engineering programs. More specifically, 306 students graduated with certificates in engineering, 34 with a degree at the associate's level, 829 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 2,176 with a master's level degree, and 237 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Engineering Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Santa Cruz, California

  • Certificate 2006: 22
  • Certificate 2007: 12
  • Certificate 2008: 53
  • Certificate 2009: 129
  • Certificate 2010: 306
  • Associate 2006: 38
  • Associate 2007: 35
  • Associate 2008: 20
  • Associate 2009: 41
  • Associate 2010: 34
  • Bachelor 2006: 850
  • Bachelor 2007: 710
  • Bachelor 2008: 877
  • Bachelor 2009: 815
  • Bachelor 2010: 829
  • Master 2006: 1815
  • Master 2007: 1435
  • Master 2008: 1922
  • Master 2009: 2312
  • Master 2010: 2176
  • Doctorate 2006: 221
  • Doctorate 2007: 225
  • Doctorate 2008: 205
  • Doctorate 2009: 223
  • Doctorate 2010: 237

Engineering Program Availability in Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz schools offer a total of 130 engineering programs. Of these programs, around 30.8% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Engineering Program Availability in Santa Cruz, California

  • Certificate: 25
  • Associate: 10
  • Bachelor: 33
  • Master: 40
  • Doctorate: 22

Automotive Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Automotive Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25890
  • 25th Percentile: 72750
  • Median: 91320
  • 75th Percentile: 124890
  • 90th Percentile: 159550

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 62700
  • 25th Percentile: 66980
  • Median: 74010
  • 75th Percentile: 87860
  • 90th Percentile: 105370

Logistics Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Logistics Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 67690
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Computer Hardware Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Computer Hardware Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 100420
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Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Salary by Percentile

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 63130
  • 25th Percentile: 70670
  • Median: 115750
  • 75th Percentile: 140690
  • 90th Percentile: 160610

Transportation Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Transportation Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49310
  • 25th Percentile: 63610
  • Median: 74350
  • 75th Percentile: 101550
  • 90th Percentile: 118800

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Salary by Percentile

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 80970
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Electrical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Electrical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 75790
  • 25th Percentile: 79450
  • Median: 85450
  • 75th Percentile: 91440
  • 90th Percentile: 95030

Industrial Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Industrial Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 94605
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Nanosystems Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Nanosystems Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 97475
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Automotive Engineers — Employment Trend

Automotive Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67170
  • Median Salary 2007: 76940
  • Median Salary 2008: 83990
  • Median Salary 2009: 86730
  • Median Salary 2010: 91320
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 100
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Employment Trend

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 76525
  • Median Salary 2007: 79160
  • Median Salary 2008: 76545
  • Median Salary 2009: 73930
  • Median Salary 2010: 74010
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Industrial Engineers — Employment Trend

Industrial Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 77700
  • Median Salary 2007: 88800
  • Median Salary 2008: 91770
  • Median Salary 2009: 93375
  • Median Salary 2010: 94605
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 55
  • Total Employed 2009: 55
  • Total Employed 2010: 55

Logistics Engineers — Employment Trend

Logistics Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60645
  • Median Salary 2007: 61430
  • Median Salary 2008: 63560
  • Median Salary 2009: 64975
  • Median Salary 2010: 67690
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Transportation Engineers — Employment Trend

Transportation Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 79410
  • Median Salary 2007: 79290
  • Median Salary 2008: 81880
  • Median Salary 2009: 76630
  • Median Salary 2010: 74350
  • Total Employed 2006: 180
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 150
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Employment Trend

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 87300
  • Median Salary 2007: 79460
  • Median Salary 2008: 82350
  • Median Salary 2009: 85155
  • Median Salary 2010: 115750
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 130
  • Total Employed 2008: 135
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Computer Hardware Engineers — Employment Trend

Computer Hardware Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 97550
  • Median Salary 2007: 100250
  • Median Salary 2008: 100110
  • Median Salary 2009: 100430
  • Median Salary 2010: 100420
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 130
  • Total Employed 2008: 140
  • Total Employed 2009: 125
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Employment Trend

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62260
  • Median Salary 2007: 69210
  • Median Salary 2008: 76790
  • Median Salary 2009: 78690
  • Median Salary 2010: 80970
  • Total Employed 2006: 100
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 75
  • Total Employed 2009: 75
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Electrical Engineers — Employment Trend

Electrical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 103070
  • Median Salary 2007: 107565
  • Median Salary 2008: 111530
  • Median Salary 2009: 111920
  • Median Salary 2010: 85450
  • Total Employed 2006: 100
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 100
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 110

Nanosystems Engineers — Employment Trend

Nanosystems Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 85420
  • Median Salary 2007: 86250
  • Median Salary 2008: 95640
  • Median Salary 2009: 96710
  • Median Salary 2010: 97475
  • Total Employed 2006: 140
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 35

Santa Cruz vs California Engineering Employment

Santa Cruz vs California Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Santa Cruz: 0.325% (780)

Engineering Schools in Santa Cruz, California

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1. The University of California - Santa Cruz

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

The University of California-Santa Cruz offers seven programs in engineering. Out of those, UCSC offers three bachelor's level engineering degrees to students, two master's level engineering degrees, and two engineering degrees at the doctorate level. This big university, which is located just 48.3 miles from neighboring Pleasanton, is 1.2 miles from Santa Cruz, CA. It is the only public post-secondary institution in Santa Cruz.