Tucson, AZ (population: 551,067) has one civil engineering school within its city limits. University of Arizona has a total student population of 38,767. It is the 834th highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University). To learn more about civil engineering programs in Tucson, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of civil engineering professors at University of Arizona such as Ara Arabyan, Michael Arnold, Robert Arnold, Reid Bailey, Thomas Balsa, and Harry Barrett.
Civil Engineering students from Tucson 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 Tucson area alone, there are 220 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average salary of $51,780. Civil engineers in this area earn $65,040/yr and there are 400 employed.
Tucson lies in Pima county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Tucson area has 362,000 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $40,870 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Tucson are held by civil engineers, and 1/1000 are held by civil engineering technicians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Arizona ends up costing a student $11,728/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tucson|
|Sierra Vista||AZ||44,234||0||-||0||55.0 miles|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||68.8 miles|