With an overall population of 74,764 and a student population of 30,283, approximately 27,637 of Boca Raton students attend one of Boca Raton's schools that offer civil engineering programs.
The largest civil engineering school in Boca Raton, by student population, is Florida Atlantic University. Approximately 59 students graduated in 2010 from Florida Atlantic University with credentials in civil engineering.
A total of 59 students graduated with credentials in civil engineering from civil engineering schools in Boca Raton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,439 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Boca Raton civil engineering schools was an average of $26,116 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for civil engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Boca Raton-based civil engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $9,582 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 Boca Raton, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 16,380 civil engineers in Florida, 1,040 were working in the greater Boca Raton area. By the year 2018, the number of civil engineers is expected to increase by 8% in Boca Raton. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a civil engineer in Boca Raton is $80,420 per year, which is higher than the average for civil engineers state-wide.