# Best engineering graduate schools in California

Read more#### California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, California

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $13,383

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#### University of California-San Diego

La Jolla, California

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $26,527

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#### University of California-Davis

Davis, California

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $8,651

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#### University of California-Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $21,922

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#### California State University-Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $11,543

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#### San Jose State University

San Jose, California

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $14,917

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#### Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, California

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $32,896

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#### California State University-Long Beach

Long Beach, California

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $2,927

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#### Stanford University

Stanford, California

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $39,606

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#### California State University-Fullerton

Fullerton, California

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $3,481

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#### University of California-Berkeley

Berkeley, California

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $20,205

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#### California State University-Northridge

Northridge, California

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $7,215

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#### California State University-Sacramento

Sacramento, California

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $8,670

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#### University of California-Irvine

Irvine, California

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $7,538

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#### California State Polytechnic University-Pomona

Pomona, California

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $5,989

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#### University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $20,904

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#### University of California-Riverside

Riverside, California

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: - $16,081

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#### Keck Graduate Institute

Claremont, California

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $17,307

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.