Murray has a total population of 14,950 and a student population of 10,117. Of these students, 10,071 are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
Of the 1 civil engineering schools in Murray, the largest civil engineering school, by student population, is Murray State University. In 2010, Murray State University graduated approximately 31 students with credentials in civil engineering.
A total of 31 students graduated with credentials in civil engineering from civil engineering schools in Murray in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,210 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Murray civil engineering schools was an average of $26,470 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $990 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a civil engineering program in Murray. And if you live on campus at one of the Murray-based civil engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $6,562 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in civil engineering, if you decide to work as a civil engineer in Murray, your job prospects are good. There were 2,100 civil engineers working in Kentucky and 130 working in the greater Murray area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of civil engineers is expected to increase by 16% in Murray. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
As a civil engineer in Murray, you can expect to make an average salary of $65,200 per year. This is lower than the average salary for civil engineers in the state.