With an overall population of 12,765 and a student population of 9,617, approximately 4,538 of Orangeburg students attend one of Orangeburg's schools that offer civil engineering programs.
Of the 1 civil engineering schools in Orangeburg, the largest civil engineering school, by student population, is South Carolina State University. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Civil Engineering program at South Carolina State University.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a civil engineering degree in Orangeburg. If you decide to attend one of Orangeburg's civil engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,974 per year in instate tuition and $30,138 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for civil engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,862 per year, on average, for room and board at Orangeburg-based civil engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,077.
Many civil engineering graduates choose to work as civil engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Orangeburg, your job prospects are good. There were 3,640 civil engineers working in South Carolina and 70 working in the greater Orangeburg area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of civil engineers is expected to increase by 13% in Orangeburg. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a civil engineer in Orangeburg is $63,840 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for civil engineers.