Arkansas contains two schools that offer civil engineering programs. Arkansas State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking civil engineering school in AR, has a total student population of 12,156 and is the 462nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 civil engineering schools in Arkansas, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Arkansas Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($10,892/yr), with Arkansas State University-Main Campus as the lowest recorded at only $9,497/yr.
Civil Engineering students from Arkansas 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 Arkansas alone, there are 390 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $43,730. Civil engineers in this state earn $69,300/yr and there are 1,390 employed.
Also, within the civil engineering schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from civil engineering, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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