There are 2 civil engineering schools in Nashville, Tennessee. Nashville has a total population of 545,524 and a student population of 52,912. Of these students, 21,330 are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
Of the 2 civil engineering schools in Nashville, the largest civil engineering school, by student population, is Vanderbilt University. In 2010, approximately 60 students graduated from the Civil Engineering program at Vanderbilt University.
A reported 68 students graduated with credentials in civil engineering in Nashville in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Nashville's civil engineering schools was $36,461 per year for instate students and $42,425 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,496 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a civil engineering program in Nashville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,130 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,914.
Many civil engineering graduates choose to work as civil engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Nashville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,580 civil engineers in Tennessee, 750 were working in the greater Nashville area. The number of civil engineers in Nashville is expected to 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 Nashville, you can expect to make an average salary of $68,250 per year. This is higher than the average salary for civil engineers in the state.
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