Cookeville has a total population of 23,923 and a student population of 11,542. Of these students, 10,847 are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
The largest civil engineering school in Cookeville, by student population, is Tennessee Technological University. In 2010, Tennessee Technological University graduated approximately 53 students with credentials in civil engineering.
In 2010, 53 students graduated with a civil engineering degree from one of Cookeville's civil engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,872 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cookeville civil engineering schools was an average of $29,800 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,600 for civil engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,262 per year, on average, for room and board at Cookeville-based civil engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in civil engineering, if you decide to work as a civil engineer in Cookeville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 44 civil engineers in Tennessee were working in the greater Cookeville area. The government projects that the number of civil engineers in Cookeville will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
As a civil engineer in Cookeville, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,510 per year. This is lower than the average salary for civil engineers in the state.