Bellingham has a total population of 67,171 and a student population of 22,765. Of these students, 2,864 are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
Of the 1 civil engineering schools in Bellingham, the largest civil engineering school, by student population, is Bellingham Technical College. In 2010, approximately 19 students graduated from the Civil Engineering program at Bellingham Technical College.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a civil engineering degree from one of Bellingham's civil engineering schools. In 2009 tuition at civil engineering schools in Bellingham was $3,502 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $990 for civil engineering related books and supplies each year.
Many civil engineering graduates choose to work as civil engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bellingham, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 14,330 civil engineers in Washington State, 200 were working in the greater Bellingham area. The government projects that the number of civil engineers in Bellingham will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a civil engineer in Bellingham is $67,340 per year, which is lower than the average for civil engineers state-wide.