Trenton has a general population of 85,403 and an overall student population of 31,885. Approximately 6,980 of Trenton's students are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
The College of New Jersey is the largest civil engineering school in Trenton, based on student population. In 2010, The College of New Jersey graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in civil engineering.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in civil engineering from civil engineering schools in Trenton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,218 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Trenton civil engineering schools was an average of $34,904 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a civil engineering program in Trenton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,996 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Trenton after graduating from civil engineering school, you should know that job prospects for civil engineers in Trenton, which is the most popular civil engineering profession, are average. There were 7,000 civil engineers working in New Jersey and 760 working in the greater Trenton area in 2010. The government projects that the number of civil engineers in Trenton will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
As a civil engineer in Trenton, 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.