Beaumont has a general population of 113,866 and an overall student population of 17,745. Approximately 13,992 of Beaumont's students are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
The largest civil engineering school in Beaumont, by student population, is Lamar University. In 2010, approximately 16 students graduated from the Civil Engineering program at Lamar University.
A reported 16 students graduated with credentials in civil engineering in Beaumont in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Beaumont's civil engineering schools was $17,630 per year for instate students and $24,832 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,480 for civil engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,290 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Beaumont after graduating from civil engineering school, you should know that job prospects for civil engineers in Beaumont, which is the most popular civil engineering profession, are good. In 2010, there were 28,100 civil engineers in Texas. Of these civil engineers, 530 were working in the greater Beaumont area. By the year 2018, the number of civil engineers is expected to increase by 23% in Beaumont. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
As a civil engineer in Beaumont, you can expect to make an average salary of $84,080 per year. This is higher than the average salary for civil engineers in the state.