With an overall population of 776,733 and a student population of 101,874, approximately 30,469 of San Francisco students attend one of San Francisco's schools that offer civil engineering programs.
San Francisco's largest civil engineering school is San Francisco State University. In 2010, approximately 51 students graduated from the Civil Engineering program at San Francisco State University.
A reported 51 students graduated with credentials in civil engineering in San Francisco in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,830 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all San Francisco civil engineering schools was an average of $33,990 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,734 for civil engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the San Francisco-based civil engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $10,564 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,860.
If you plan on staying in San Francisco after graduating from civil engineering school, you should know that job prospects for civil engineers in San Francisco, which is the most popular civil engineering profession, are good. In 2010, there were 41,800 civil engineers in California. Of these civil engineers, 2,890 were working in the greater San Francisco area. The government projects that the number of civil engineers in San Francisco will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a civil engineer in San Francisco is $95,470 per year, which is higher than the average for civil engineers state-wide.