Alaska contains two schools that offer civil engineering programs. University of Alaska Fairbanks, the highest-ranking civil engineering school in AK, has a total student population of 9,137 and is the 441st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 civil engineering schools in Alaska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Alaska Anchorage comes out as the most expensive ($12,399/yr), with University of Alaska Fairbanks as the lowest recorded at only $11,713/yr.
Civil Engineering students from Alaska schools who go on to become civil engineers, civil engineering technicians, civil engineering designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 259,320 people working as civil engineers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $81,180. Also, Civil engineering technicians make on average $47,420 per year and there are about 82,690 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alaska alone, there are 340 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $60,890. Civil engineers in this state earn $85,380/yr and there are 1,410 employed.
Also, within the civil engineering schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from civil engineering, there are 486 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,464, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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