If you decide that you want to get a civil engineering degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 civil engineering schools in Madison, Wisconsin. Madison has a total population of 208,054 and a student population of 78,603. Of these students, 58,264 are enrolled in schools that offer civil engineering programs.
Of the 2 civil engineering schools in Madison, the largest civil engineering school, by student population, is University of Wisconsin-Madison. Approximately 129 students graduated in 2010 from University of Wisconsin-Madison with credentials in civil engineering.
A total of 141 students graduated with credentials in civil engineering from civil engineering schools in Madison in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Madison's civil engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,187 per year in instate tuition and $34,936 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,153 for civil engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,157 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,128.
After graduating with your credentials in civil engineering, if you decide to work as a civil engineer in Madison, your job prospects are average. There were 4,820 civil engineers working in Wisconsin and 970 working in the greater Madison area in 2010. The number of civil engineers in Madison is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for civil engineers.
As a civil engineer in Madison, you can expect to make an average salary of $66,710 per year. This is higher than the average salary for civil engineers in the state.
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