Lawrence has a total population of 80,098 and a student population of 30,515. Of these students, 29,242 are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
The largest civil engineering school in Lawrence, by student population, is University of Kansas. In 2010, University of Kansas graduated approximately 76 students with credentials in civil engineering.
A total of 76 students graduated with credentials in civil engineering from civil engineering schools in Lawrence in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Lawrence's civil engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,156 per year in instate tuition and $32,125 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for civil engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,802 per year, on average, for room and board at Lawrence-based civil engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,354.
After graduating with your credentials in civil engineering, if you decide to work as a civil engineer in Lawrence, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 940 civil engineers in Kansas, 60 were working in the greater Lawrence area. The government projects that the number of civil engineers in Lawrence will increase by 7% 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 Lawrence is $46,770 per year, which is lower than the average for civil engineers state-wide.