If you are interested in pursuing civil engineering, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 civil engineering schools in Denver, Colorado. Denver has a total population of 554,636 and a student population of 105,130. Of these students, 46,552 are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
Denver's largest civil engineering school is University of Colorado Denver. In 2010, University of Colorado Denver graduated approximately 42 students from its civil engineering program.
In 2010, 53 students graduated with a civil engineering degree from one of Denver's civil engineering schools. If you decide to attend one of Denver's civil engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,828 per year in instate tuition and $32,860 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,668 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a civil engineering program in Denver. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,140 per year, on average, for room and board at Denver-based civil engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,751.
If you decide to work as a civil engineer in Denver, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 7,580 civil engineers in Colorado. Of these civil engineers, 4,400 were working in the greater Denver area. The number of civil engineers in Denver is expected to increase by 10% 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 Denver is $80,840 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for civil engineers.