With an overall population of 448,607 and a student population of 58,195, approximately 27,241 of Albuquerque students attend one of Albuquerque's schools that offer civil engineering programs.
University of New Mexico-Main Campus is the largest civil engineering school in Albuquerque, based on student population. Approximately 36 students graduated in 2010 from University of New Mexico-Main Campus with credentials in civil engineering.
A reported 48 students graduated with credentials in civil engineering in Albuquerque in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,197 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Albuquerque civil engineering schools was an average of $29,350 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $920 for civil engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Albuquerque-based civil engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $7,738 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,451.
If you decide to work as a civil engineer in Albuquerque, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 civil engineers in New Mexico were working in the greater Albuquerque area. By the year 2018, the number of civil engineers is expected to increase by 12% in Albuquerque. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a civil engineer in Albuquerque is $85,860 per year, which is higher than the average for civil engineers state-wide.