Hillsboro has a total population of 1,675 and a student population of 5,788. Of these students, 5,788 are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
Hillsboro's largest civil engineering school is Jefferson College. In 2010, Jefferson College graduated approximately 0 students from its civil engineering program.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,753 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Hillsboro civil engineering schools was an average of $13,761 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a civil engineering program in Hillsboro. And if you live on campus at one of the Hillsboro-based civil engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $3,960 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,090.
Many civil engineering graduates choose to work as civil engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hillsboro, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 5,740 civil engineers in Missouri. Of these civil engineers, 2,160 were working in the greater Hillsboro area. Hillsboro's civil engineer workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
As a civil engineer in Hillsboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $74,590 per year. This is higher than the average salary for civil engineers in the state.