Computer Networking in California

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Schools Offering Computer Networking Programs in California

Each year, roughly 0.2% of California students graduate with degrees in computer networking. In other words, every year an estimated 2,043 computer network administrators graduate from California's 119 computer networking schools.

Top Schools

University of Southern California, which is located in Los Angeles, is the top-ranked school in California that has a computer networking program. It received a ranking of 7th in the country in 2010. 1 students graduated with a degree in computer networking from University of Southern California in 2010. Tuition at University of Southern California was $41,022 per year.

TechSkills of Sacramento, which was ranked 62nd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in California that has a computer networking program. It is located in Sacramento. In 2010, TechSkills of Sacramento graduated 42 students from its computer networking program.

Ventura Adult and Continuing Education, which is located in Ventura, is the third-ranked school in California that has a computer networking program. It received a ranking of 68th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Ventura Adult and Continuing Education graduated 16 students from its computer networking programs. The tuition rate at Ventura Adult and Continuing Education was $0 per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of California's computer networking schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $4,770 per year, though tuition can range from $41,022 per year to $624 per year. The California computer networking schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Southern California - located in Los Angeles, students are charged $41,022 per year
  2. Coleman University - located in San Diego, students are charged $35,200 per year
  3. Mt Sierra College - located in Monrovia, students are charged $18,096 per year

The computer networking schools in California that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. San Joaquin Delta College - located in Stockton, students are charged $624 per year
  2. Victor Valley College - located in Victorville, students are charged $634 per year
  3. Sacramento City College - located in Sacramento, students are charged $644 per year

A computer networking degree from a California school... what next?

The highest percentage of computer networking graduates in California pursue careers as a computer network administrator. California had 37,160 computer network administrators in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of California computer network administrators:

  1. Los Angeles County - 9,150 computer network administrators
  2. San Benito County - 4,580 computer network administrators
  3. Marin County - 4,290 computer network administrators

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of computer network administrators in California will grow by 17%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 44,500 computer network administrators working in California.


A computer network administrator in California makes an average of $80,300 per year. The following counties in California have the highest average salaries for computer network administrators:

  1. San Benito County - $98,240 per year
  2. Marin County - $92,220 per year
  3. Alameda County - $82,700 per year

The California counties with the lowest average salary for computer network administrators are:

  1. Del Norte County - $54,970 per year
  2. Shasta County - $58,740 per year
  3. Lassen County - $58,840 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional California statistics regarding a career in computer networking and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as computer science or computer networking.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Computer Networking in California
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Networking in California
  • Master's Degree in Computer Networking in California
  • Certificate in Computer Networking in California

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,831 miles from location ITT Technical Institute Culver City CA n/a n/a n/a
7,805 miles from location ITT Technical Institute West Covina CA n/a n/a n/a
7,786 miles from location ITT Technical Institute Corona CA n/a n/a n/a
7,787 miles from location Norco College Norco CA n/a n/a n/a
7,776 miles from location Riverside Community College Riverside CA 15.8854 n/a 36,586
7,883 miles from location American River College Sacramento CA 15.4069 n/a 35,413
7,825 miles from location University of Southern California Los Angeles CA 92.8981 33% 34,824
7,962 miles from location City College of San Francisco San Francisco CA 19.5231 n/a 32,950
7,808 miles from location Santa Ana College Santa Ana CA 15.7905 n/a 31,073
7,800 miles from location Mt. San Antonio College Walnut CA 19.4628 n/a 29,935
7,820 miles from location Long Beach City College Long Beach CA 13.8435 n/a 27,894
7,780 miles from location Palomar College San Marcos CA 16.5038 n/a 27,442
7,830 miles from location El Camino Community College District Torrance CA 15.8275 n/a 27,237
7,893 miles from location Sacramento City College Sacramento CA 14.8295 n/a 27,171
7,813 miles from location Pasadena City College Pasadena CA 17.7379 n/a 26,453
7,848 miles from location Fresno City College Fresno CA 13.5394 n/a 25,511
7,811 miles from location Orange Coast College Costa Mesa CA 19.3061 n/a 25,316
7,951 miles from location De Anza College Cupertino CA 24.9068 n/a 25,191
7,800 miles from location Saddleback College Mission Viejo CA 19.6994 n/a 23,260
7,936 miles from location Diablo Valley College Pleasant Hill CA 17.2076 n/a 21,951
7,837 miles from location Los Angeles Pierce College Woodland Hills CA 17.7823 n/a 21,928
7,817 miles from location Cerritos College Norwalk CA 14.3203 n/a 21,776
7,779 miles from location Southwestern College Chula Vista CA 16.965 n/a 21,597
7,832 miles from location College of the Canyons Valencia CA 15.1196 n/a 21,575
7,783 miles from location Chaffey College Alta Loma CA 13.8744 n/a 21,399
7,873 miles from location Sierra College Rocklin CA 19.1068 n/a 20,688
7,777 miles from location Grossmont College El Cajon CA 14.8513 n/a 20,335
7,898 miles from location San Joaquin Delta College Stockton CA 16.8338 n/a 20,223
7,829 miles from location Los Angeles Valley College Van Nuys CA 13.476 n/a 19,951
7,824 miles from location Los Angeles City College Los Angeles CA 12.6588 n/a 19,873
7,894 miles from location Santa Barbara City College Santa Barbara CA 18.7886 n/a 19,753
7,890 miles from location Modesto Junior College Modesto CA 14.2493 n/a 18,410
7,954 miles from location Foothill College Los Altos CA 21.5152 n/a 18,293
7,787 miles from location San Diego City College San Diego CA 12.0991 n/a 18,074
7,756 miles from location Mt. San Jacinto Community College District San Jacinto CA 11.7295 n/a 17,583
7,818 miles from location Glendale Community College Glendale CA 16.4257 n/a 16,781
7,849 miles from location Moorpark College Moorpark CA 19.4776 n/a 16,393
7,953 miles from location Cabrillo College Aptos CA 17.7158 n/a 15,974
7,823 miles from location Los Angeles Trade Technical College Los Angeles CA 12.531 n/a 15,968
7,891 miles from location Cosumnes River College Sacramento CA 12.3879 n/a 15,946
7,806 miles from location Antelope Valley College Lancaster CA 16.6671 n/a 15,705
7,833 miles from location Reedley College Reedley CA 15.9728 n/a 15,384
7,946 miles from location Chabot College Hayward CA 14.9806 n/a 15,375
7,770 miles from location San Bernardino Valley College San Bernardino CA 10.4241 n/a 14,916
7,943 miles from location California State University-East Bay Hayward CA 27.6856 24% 14,749
7,786 miles from location MiraCosta College Oceanside CA 17.1854 n/a 13,537
7,759 miles from location Victor Valley College Victorville CA 13.9467 n/a 13,470
7,803 miles from location Irvine Valley College Irvine CA 16.7265 n/a 13,294
7,945 miles from location San Jose City College San Jose CA 11.6946 n/a 12,364
7,932 miles from location Solano Community College Fairfield CA 15.9371 n/a 12,222
7,928 miles from location Cuesta College San Luis Obispo CA 15.736 n/a 12,025
7,831 miles from location West Los Angeles College Culver City CA 11.1589 n/a 11,866
7,939 miles from location Ohlone Community College Fremont CA 14.992 n/a 11,695
7,961 miles from location College of San Mateo San Mateo CA 15.1982 n/a 11,310
7,811 miles from location Coastline Community College Fountain Valley CA 12.9344 n/a 11,231
7,921 miles from location Allan Hancock College Santa Maria CA 16.6722 n/a 11,070
7,946 miles from location Mission College Santa Clara CA 14.2259 n/a 10,954
7,881 miles from location Shasta College Redding CA 17.9463 n/a 10,578
7,965 miles from location Skyline College San Bruno CA 16.2107 n/a 10,561
7,870 miles from location Merced College Merced CA 10.9318 n/a 10,446
7,829 miles from location Los Angeles Harbor College Wilmington CA 12.7915 n/a 10,181
7,929 miles from location Las Positas College Livermore CA 15.9289 n/a 9,790
7,774 miles from location Cuyamaca College El Cajon CA 13.283 n/a 9,459
7,797 miles from location DeVry University-California Pomona CA 20.3807 82% 8,993
7,869 miles from location Oxnard College Oxnard CA 16.1276 n/a 8,642
7,881 miles from location Yuba College Marysville CA 12.4683 n/a 8,564
7,950 miles from location Contra Costa College San Pablo CA 14.0254 n/a 8,316
7,935 miles from location Gavilan College Gilroy CA 9.80111 n/a 8,087
7,970 miles from location College of the Redwoods Eureka CA 14.2499 n/a 7,634
7,952 miles from location College of Alameda Alameda CA 9.52118 n/a 7,302
7,946 miles from location Merritt College Oakland CA 7.18193 n/a 7,295
7,959 miles from location Canada College Redwood City CA 12.0827 n/a 7,280
7,961 miles from location College of Marin Greenbrae CA 10.9857 n/a 7,066
7,949 miles from location Berkeley City College Berkeley CA 14.3092 n/a 6,945
7,823 miles from location El Camino College-Compton Center Compton CA 6.2099 n/a 6,691
7,824 miles from location Westwood College-Los Angeles Los Angeles CA 10.2416 n/a 3,968
7,783 miles from location University of Phoenix-San Diego Campus San Diego CA 6.97859 n/a 3,660
7,893 miles from location University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley Campus Sacramento CA 9.44765 n/a 3,336
7,824 miles from location ICDC College Los Angeles CA 27.8274 n/a 2,892
7,845 miles from location University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus Fresno CA 4.36257 n/a 2,172
7,936 miles from location University of Phoenix-Bay Area Campus San Jose CA 8.63754 n/a 2,035
7,947 miles from location Heald College-Hayward Hayward CA 13.8368 n/a 1,660
7,768 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-San Bernardino San Bernardino CA 23.5197 100% 1,549
7,896 miles from location Heald College-Stockton Stockton CA 19.4611 n/a 1,545
7,783 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-San Diego San Diego CA 16.5657 100% 1,430
7,846 miles from location Heald College-Fresno Fresno CA 16.818 n/a 1,430
7,784 miles from location Kaplan College-San Diego San Diego CA 26.0632 n/a 1,402
7,933 miles from location Heald College-Concord Concord CA 18.4807 n/a 1,371
7,782 miles from location Kaplan College-Vista Vista CA 28.6897 n/a 1,235
7,806 miles from location Westwood College-Anaheim Anaheim CA 19.5416 n/a 1,206
7,842 miles from location Institute of Technology Inc Clovis CA 25.1382 n/a 1,182
7,788 miles from location Westwood College-Inland Empire Upland CA 16.988 n/a 1,140
7,958 miles from location Heald College-San Francisco San Francisco CA 17.7664 n/a 1,083
7,881 miles from location Heald College-Rancho Cordova Rancho Cordova CA 14.0871 n/a 1,058
7,829 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Sylmar Sylmar CA 23.8331 100% 1,032
7,797 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-San Dimas San Dimas CA 22.9031 100% 1,030
7,828 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Torrance Torrance CA 19.0373 100% 980
7,810 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Orange Orange CA 21.194 100% 951
7,805 miles from location Baldwin Park Adult & Community Education Baldwin Park CA 0.632715 n/a 948
7,775 miles from location Kaplan College-Riverside Riverside CA 25.6138 n/a 846
7,838 miles from location Kaplan College-Bakersfield Bakersfield CA 27.4852 n/a 774
7,839 miles from location Santa Barbara Business College Bakersfield CA 20.3916 100% 737
7,901 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Lathrop Lathrop CA 25.5462 100% 737
7,881 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Rancho Cordova Rancho Cordova CA 17.7876 100% 731
7,828 miles from location Westwood College-South Bay Torrance CA 16.8393 n/a 724
7,957 miles from location Empire College School of Business Santa Rosa CA 30.6032 n/a 718
7,885 miles from location Kaplan College-Sacramento Campus Sacramento CA 19.6937 n/a 653
7,784 miles from location Coleman University San Diego CA 21.2358 100% 574
7,882 miles from location MTI College Sacramento CA 30.644 100% 555
7,841 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Clovis Clovis CA 11.3285 100% 554
7,806 miles from location Mt Sierra College Monrovia CA 17.6671 98% 465
7,868 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Oxnard Oxnard CA 18.8881 100% 442
7,844 miles from location MCed Career College Fresno CA 31.2439 100% 438
7,935 miles from location ITT Technical Institute Concord CA n/a n/a 226
7,927 miles from location Laurus College San Luis Obispo CA n/a n/a 223
7,820 miles from location Advanced College South Gate CA 27.7997 n/a 207
7,817 miles from location PCI College Cerritos CA 3.05576 n/a 197
7,871 miles from location Ventura Adult and Continuing Education Ventura CA 32.1508 n/a 126
7,888 miles from location TechSkills of Sacramento Sacramento CA 38.0086 100% 109

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