Hammond has a general population of 83,048 and an overall student population of 10,770. Approximately 10,133 of Hammond's students are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
Of the 1 civil engineering schools in Hammond, the largest civil engineering school, by student population, is Purdue University-Calumet Campus. In 2010, Purdue University-Calumet Campus graduated approximately 3 students from its civil engineering program.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in civil engineering in Hammond in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Hammond's civil engineering schools was $17,585 per year for instate students and $24,872 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,125 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a civil engineering program in Hammond. And if you live on campus at one of the Hammond-based civil engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $4,680 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,545.
If you plan on staying in Hammond after graduating from civil engineering school, you should know that job prospects for civil engineers in Hammond, which is the most popular civil engineering profession, are good. In 2010, of the 3,230 civil engineers in Indiana, 340 were working in the greater Hammond area. Hammond's civil engineer workforce is projected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a civil engineer in Hammond is $74,090 per year, which is higher than the average for civil engineers state-wide.