Alabama contains eight schools that offer civil engineering programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking civil engineering school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 civil engineering schools in Alabama, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Alabama comes out as the most expensive ($14,984/yr), with Bishop State Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,655/yr.
Civil Engineering students from Alabama 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 Alabama alone, there are 1,960 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $41,580. Civil engineers in this state earn $77,230/yr and there are 4,330 employed.
Also, within the civil engineering schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from civil engineering, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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