Computer Engineering Schools In California

Computer Engineering classes faculty can choose to work at one of 30 accredited computer engineering schools in California. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the computer engineering academic community in California, and the future trends in computer engineering training at the following levels:

  • Computer Engineering Certificate
  • Associates degree in Computer Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering
  • Masters degree in Computer Engineering
  • PhD degree in Computer Engineering


Schools

  1. California Baptist University

    8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, California 92504-3297

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  2. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

    One Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, California 93407

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  3. California State University-San Bernardino

    5500 University Pky, San Bernardino, California 92407-2397

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  4. California State University-Chico

    First and Normal Sts, Chico, California 95929-0150

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  5. California State University-Fresno

    5241 N Maple Ave, Fresno, California 93740

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  6. California State University-Fullerton

    800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, California 92831-3599

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  7. California State University-Long Beach

    1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, California 90840-0115

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  8. California State University-Northridge

    18111 Nordhoff St, Northridge, California 91330

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  9. California State University-Sacramento

    6000 J St, Sacramento, California 95819-2694

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  10. University of California-Davis

    One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616-8678

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. University of California-Irvine

    Irvine, California 92697

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. University of California-Los Angeles

    405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, California 90095-1405

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. University of California-Riverside

    900 University Ave, Riverside, California 92521

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. University of California-San Diego

    9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, California 92093

    37 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. University of California-Santa Barbara

    Santa Barbara, California 93106

    42 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. University of California-Santa Cruz

    1156 High St, Santa Cruz, California 95064-1011

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. DeVry University-California

    901 Corporate Ctr Dr, Pomona, California 91768-2642

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  18. Heald College-Concord

    5130 Commercial Circle, Concord, California 94520-0522

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  19. National University

    11255 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, California 92037-1011

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  20. Naval Postgraduate School

    1 University Circle, Monterey, California 93943

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  21. Northwestern Polytechnic University

    47671 Westinghouse Drive, Fremont, California 94539

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  22. Notre Dame de Namur University

    1500 Ralston Ave, Belmont, California 94002-1908

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  23. University of the Pacific

    3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, California 95211-0197

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. San Diego State University

    5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, California 92182

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  25. San Francisco State University

    1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132

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  26. San Jose State University

    1 Washington Sq, San Jose, California 95192-0001

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  27. Santa Clara University

    500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, California 95053

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  28. University of Southern California

    University Park, Los Angeles, California 90089

    23 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  29. Pomona Unified School District Adult and Career Education

    1515 W Mission Blvd, Pomona, California 91766-1233

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  30. University of California-Merced

    5200 North Lake Road, Merced, California 95343-5603

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Computer Engineering Employment

California 164,970
National 945,160

Of all of the computer engineering professionals in the country, nearly 29% are in the state of California.

Employment Growth for Computer engineering professionals In California

155,360 154,540 163,520 163,040 17,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In California, the field of computer engineering is shrinking. In 2010 there were 137,580 less computer engineering professionals working in California than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of computer engineering has shrunk by 89% in California. This is slower than the trend for computer engineering professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of computer engineering professionals has shrunk by 92% between 2006 and 2010.

Computer Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in California

$95,910 $100,713 $104,887 $107,673 $111,230
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In California, as the number of computer engineering professionals is declining, the salaries earned by computer engineering professionals are increasing. In 2006 computer engineering professionals made a mean salary of $95,910 per year, and in 2010 they made $111,230 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer engineering professionals in California

10th percentile
$70,130
25th percentile
$87,410
50th percentile
$109,580
75th percentile
$135,870
90th percentile
$158,800

Thus, computer engineering professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of California, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of computer engineering. The pay differential between the highest paid computer engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 126%

Average Salaries for Computer engineering professionals and related professions in California

Computer Engineering
$107,800
Computer Science
$84,672
Electrical Engineering
$80,545
Engineering
$83,224
Software Engineering
$94,822

Computer engineering professionals in California earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Computer Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in California

associate
1
bachelor
31
master
17
doctor
7
Certificate
4
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The number of students graduating from the 30 accredited computer engineering schools in California is decreasing. In California, there were 1,601 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,301 graduates from computer engineering courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of computer engineering school degree or certificate graduates in California by 19%. A majority of these graduates, or 52%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in computer engineering.

Computer Engineering Faculty Salaries in California

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