With an overall population of 390,007 and a student population of 48,645, approximately 17,003 of Omaha students attend one of Omaha's schools that offer civil engineering programs.
Of the 1 civil engineering schools in Omaha, the largest civil engineering school, by student population, is Metropolitan Community College Area. In 2010, Metropolitan Community College Area graduated approximately 6 students from its civil engineering program.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in civil engineering from civil engineering schools in Omaha in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Omaha's civil engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,364 per year in instate tuition and $13,332 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a civil engineering program in Omaha. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,740 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,964.
After graduating with your credentials in civil engineering, if you decide to work as a civil engineer in Omaha, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,790 civil engineers in Nebraska. Of these civil engineers, 880 were working in the greater Omaha area. The government projects that the number of civil engineers in Omaha will increase by 19% by the year 2018. 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 Omaha is $80,070 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for civil engineers.