College of Engineering, Computer Science & Construction Management

Empowering Future Innovators

The College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Construction Management is dedicated to providing the application-based curriculum and hands-on learning experiences necessary to prepare students for their futures in the workforce. Our students build a community while honing their skills, with dozens of student clubs and competition teams to join and gain supplemental, real-world experience outside of the classroom.

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With one of the highest 4-year graduation rates in the CSU system and lowest average student debt amounts in the country, Chico State offers one of the nation’s highest return on investment.

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Producing Well-Paid Graduates

Eager to discover what your post-graduate starting salary might look like? Here's an insight into the first-year earnings of our program's typical graduates:

Average Yearly Salary of College of ECC Graduates
Department or ProgramAverage Yearly Salary*
Civil Engineering$75,000
Computer Animation and Game Development (Game Development)$72,000
Computer Science$96,000
Concrete Industry Management$83,000
Construction Management$87,000
Electrical and Computer Engineering$92,000
Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing$81,000

*Based on First Destination data collected by the Career Center from 2022-23 College of ECC graduates.