Palmdale, CA (population: 150,264) has seven aerospace engineering schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of California-Los Angeles, the highest ranked school in this group with an aerospace engineering program, has a total student population of 38,550. It is the 7th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of California. To learn more about aerospace engineering programs in Palmdale, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of aerospace engineering professors at University of California such as Amiya K. Chatterjee, J S Chen, Babak Daneshrad, Tim Deming, Rajit Gadh, and Vijay Gupta.
Aerospace Engineering students from Palmdale schools who go on to become aerospace engineers, engineers, aviation engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 70,570 people working as aerospace engineers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $96,270. Also, Aerospace engineering and operations technicians make on average $59,820 per year and there are about 7,940 of them employed in the US today.
Of the 7 aerospace engineering schools with a 100-mile radius of Palmdale, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Southern California comes out as the most expensive ($25,638/yr) for aerospace engineering students, with California State University-Long Beach as the lowest, reported at only $6,861/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Palmdale|
|Canyon Country||CA||-||1||21.1219||9||25.3 miles|
|Santa Clarita||CA||171,722||2||23.9284||128||27.6 miles|
|Panorama City||CA||-||2||25.093||11||32.8 miles|
|Los Angeles||CA||3,878,715||57||23.6333||1,355||39.1 miles|
|La Verne||CA||-||1||61.7321||71||39.7 miles|
|West Covina||CA||106,032||5||23.6693||37||40.1 miles|
|East Los Angeles||CA||135,682||0||-||0||40.4 miles|
|Woodland Hills||CA||-||1||17.7823||121||42.4 miles|
|Hacienda Heights||CA||52,748||0||-||0||42.7 miles|
|Culver City||CA||-||2||5.62439||79||44.3 miles|
|Simi Valley||CA||121,990||0||-||0||44.8 miles|
|Rancho Cucamonga||CA||176,424||3||21.593||139||45.1 miles|
|Diamond Bar||CA||57,662||0||-||0||45.1 miles|
|Santa Monica||CA||89,350||5||12.7862||74||47.4 miles|
|Chino Hills||CA||74,322||0||-||0||48.3 miles|