Bluefield has a total population of 11,451 and a student population of 1,989. Of these students, 1,989 are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
The largest civil engineering school in Bluefield, by student population, is Bluefield State College. Approximately 14 students graduated in 2010 from Bluefield State College with credentials in civil engineering.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a civil engineering degree in Bluefield. If you decide to attend a civil engineering school in Bluefield, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $4,596.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for civil engineering related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a civil engineer in Bluefield, your job prospects are not very good. There were 770 civil engineers working in West Virginia and 210 working in the greater Bluefield area in 2010. Bluefield's civil engineer workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a civil engineer in Bluefield is $37,550 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for civil engineers.