West Columbia has a total population of 13,064 and a student population of 11,890. Of these students, 11,890 are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
West Columbia's largest civil engineering school is Midlands Technical College. In 2010, Midlands Technical College graduated approximately 26 students from its civil engineering program.
A reported 26 students graduated with credentials in civil engineering in West Columbia in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,533 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,440 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a civil engineering program in West Columbia.
If you plan on staying in West Columbia after graduating from civil engineering school, you should know that job prospects for civil engineers in West Columbia, which is the most popular civil engineering profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 civil engineers in South Carolina were working in the greater West Columbia area. By the year 2018, the number of civil engineers is expected to increase by 13% in West Columbia. 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 West Columbia is $63,780 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for civil engineers.