Fort Collins has a total population of 118,652 and a student population of 30,029. Of these students, 28,902 are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
The largest civil engineering school in Fort Collins, by student population, is Colorado State University. In 2010, Colorado State University graduated approximately 116 students with credentials in civil engineering.
In 2010, 116 students graduated with a civil engineering degree from one of Fort Collins's civil engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,054 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Fort Collins civil engineering schools was an average of $33,976 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,126 for civil engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,378 per year, on average, for room and board at Fort Collins-based civil engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a civil engineer in Fort Collins, your job prospects are average. There were 7,580 civil engineers working in Colorado and 470 working in the greater Fort Collins area in 2010. The number of civil engineers in Fort Collins 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 Fort Collins is $67,310 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for civil engineers.