Chester has a total population of 36,854 and a student population of 4,814. Of these students, 4,814 are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
Widener University-Main Campus is the largest civil engineering school in Chester, based on student population. Approximately 24 students graduated in 2010 from Widener University-Main Campus with credentials in civil engineering.
A total of 24 students graduated with credentials in civil engineering from civil engineering schools in Chester in 2010. If you decide to attend a civil engineering school in Chester, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $31,840.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for civil engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Chester-based civil engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $11,270 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $35,335.
If you decide to work as a civil engineer in Chester, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 civil engineers in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Chester area. By the year 2018, the number of civil engineers is expected to increase by 7% in Chester. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
As a civil engineer in Chester, you can expect to make an average salary of $76,690 per year. This is higher than the average salary for civil engineers in the state.