With an overall population of 260,512 and a student population of 45,371, approximately 26,295 of Lexington students attend one of Lexington's schools that offer civil engineering programs.
Lexington's largest civil engineering school is University of Kentucky. In 2010, University of Kentucky graduated approximately 83 students with credentials in civil engineering.
A total of 83 students graduated with credentials in civil engineering from civil engineering schools in Lexington in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Lexington's civil engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,183 per year in instate tuition and $28,738 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 $9,125 per year, on average, for room and board at Lexington-based civil engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,083.
If you decide to work as a civil engineer in Lexington, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,100 civil engineers in Kentucky, 370 were working in the greater Lexington area. By the year 2018, the number of civil engineers is expected to increase by 16% in Lexington. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a civil engineer in Lexington is $70,770 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for civil engineers.