With an overall population of 74,239 and a student population of 20,444, approximately 19,853 of Evanston students attend one of Evanston's schools that offer civil engineering programs.
Northwestern University is the largest civil engineering school in Evanston, based on student population. In 2010, Northwestern University graduated approximately 35 students with credentials in civil engineering.
In 2010, 35 students graduated with a civil engineering degree from one of Evanston's civil engineering schools. In 2009 tuition at civil engineering schools in Evanston was $38,463 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,685 for civil engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,703 per year, on average, for room and board at Evanston-based civil engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $42,864.
If you plan on staying in Evanston after graduating from civil engineering school, you should know that job prospects for civil engineers in Evanston, which is the most popular civil engineering profession, are good. In 2010, of the 7,490 civil engineers in Illinois, 4,290 were working in the greater Evanston area. By the year 2018, the number of civil engineers is expected to increase by 25% in Evanston. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
As a civil engineer in Evanston, you can expect to make an average salary of $75,570 per year. This is higher than the average salary for civil engineers in the state.