Iowa City has a total population of 62,220 and a student population of 29,100. Of these students, 28,987 are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
Of the 1 civil engineering schools in Iowa City, the largest civil engineering school, by student population, is University of Iowa. Approximately 95 students graduated in 2010 from University of Iowa with credentials in civil engineering.
In 2010, 95 students graduated with a civil engineering degree from one of Iowa City's civil engineering schools. Tuition in 2009 at Iowa City's civil engineering schools was $19,438 per year for instate students and $34,812 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,090 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a civil engineering program in Iowa City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,004 per year, on average, for room and board at Iowa City-based civil engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,044.
If you plan on staying in Iowa City after graduating from civil engineering school, you should know that job prospects for civil engineers in Iowa City, which is the most popular civil engineering profession, are good. In 2010, of the 1,690 civil engineers in Iowa, 90 were working in the greater Iowa City area. The number of civil engineers in Iowa City is expected 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 Iowa City is $72,010 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for civil engineers.