With an overall population of 14,203 and a student population of 8,198, approximately 7,592 of Princeton students attend one of Princeton's schools that offer civil engineering programs.
The largest civil engineering school in Princeton, by student population, is Princeton University. In 2010, Princeton University graduated approximately 33 students from its civil engineering program.
In 2010, 33 students graduated with a civil engineering degree in Princeton. If you decide to attend a civil engineering school in Princeton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $35,340.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,260 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a civil engineering program in Princeton. And if you live on campus at one of the Princeton-based civil engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $11,680 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 Princeton, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 7,000 civil engineers in New Jersey, 760 were working in the greater Princeton area. By the year 2018, the number of civil engineers is expected to increase by 11% in Princeton. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
As a civil engineer in Princeton, you can expect to make an average salary of $84,390 per year. This is higher than the average salary for civil engineers in the state.