Arizona contains four schools that offer civil engineering programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking civil engineering school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 civil engineering schools in Arizona, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Arizona comes out as the most expensive ($11,728/yr), with Eastern Arizona College as the lowest recorded at only $7,578/yr.
Civil Engineering students from Arizona 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 Arizona alone, there are 1,850 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $48,560. Civil engineers in this state earn $76,260/yr and there are 3,650 employed.
Also, within the civil engineering schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from civil engineering, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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