Rochester has a total population of 219,773 and a student population of 56,798. Of these students, 15,445 are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
Rochester Institute of Technology is the largest civil engineering school in Rochester, based on student population. In 2010, Rochester Institute of Technology graduated approximately 42 students with credentials in civil engineering.
In 2010, 42 students graduated with a civil engineering degree in Rochester. If you decide to attend a civil engineering school in Rochester, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $29,283.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,050 for civil engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,134 per year, on average, for room and board at Rochester-based civil engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Rochester after graduating from civil engineering school, you should know that job prospects for civil engineers in Rochester, which is the most popular civil engineering profession, are average. There were 14,050 civil engineers working in New York and 890 working in the greater Rochester area in 2010. The government projects that the number of civil engineers in Rochester will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
As a civil engineer in Rochester, you can expect to make an average salary of $69,970 per year. This is lower than the average salary for civil engineers in the state.