Helena has a total population of 25,780 and a student population of 2,842. Of these students, 1,462 are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
The largest civil engineering school in Helena, by student population, is Carroll College. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Civil Engineering program at Carroll College.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a civil engineering degree in Helena. If you decide to attend a civil engineering school in Helena, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,384.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for civil engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Helena-based civil engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $7,512 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many civil engineering graduates choose to work as civil engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Helena, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 civil engineers in Montana were working in the greater Helena area. The government projects that the number of civil engineers in Helena will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a civil engineer in Helena is $63,380 per year, which is higher than the average for civil engineers state-wide.