Charlottesville has a general population of 45,049 and an overall student population of 29,814. Approximately 24,355 of Charlottesville's students are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
University of Virginia-Main Campus is the largest civil engineering school in Charlottesville, based on student population. In 2010, University of Virginia-Main Campus graduated approximately 90 students with credentials in civil engineering.
In 2010, 90 students graduated with a civil engineering degree in Charlottesville. Tuition in 2009 at Charlottesville's civil engineering schools was $21,142 per year for instate students and $43,142 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,150 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a civil engineering program in Charlottesville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,290 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 Charlottesville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 28 civil engineers in Virginia were working in the greater Charlottesville area. The number of civil engineers in Charlottesville is expected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a civil engineer in Charlottesville is $61,480 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for civil engineers.