Fayetteville has a general population of 58,047 and an overall student population of 20,000. Approximately 19,849 of Fayetteville's students are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
The largest civil engineering school in Fayetteville, by student population, is University of Arkansas. In 2010, approximately 61 students graduated from the Civil Engineering program at University of Arkansas.
A total of 62 students graduated with credentials in civil engineering from civil engineering schools in Fayetteville in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Fayetteville's civil engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,241 per year in instate tuition and $27,118 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,082 for civil engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Fayetteville-based civil engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $7,732 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many civil engineering graduates choose to work as civil engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fayetteville, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 1,530 civil engineers in Arkansas. Of these civil engineers, 410 were working in the greater Fayetteville area. The number of civil engineers in Fayetteville is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a civil engineer in Fayetteville is $59,690 per year, which is lower than the average for civil engineers state-wide.