Savannah has a total population of 131,510 and a student population of 26,747. Of these students, 3,820 are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
The largest civil engineering school in Savannah, by student population, is Savannah State University. In 2010, Savannah State University graduated approximately 13 students with credentials in civil engineering.
A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in civil engineering in Savannah in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Savannah's civil engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,232 per year in instate tuition and $25,846 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for civil engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,958 per year, on average, for room and board at Savannah-based civil engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,274.
Many civil engineering graduates choose to work as civil engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Savannah, your job prospects are average. There were 3,950 civil engineers working in Georgia and 210 working in the greater Savannah area in 2010. The number of civil engineers in Savannah is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. 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 Savannah is $68,170 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for civil engineers.