Colorado contains four schools that offer civil engineering programs. University of Colorado at Boulder, the highest-ranking civil engineering school in CO, has a total student population of 33,010 and is the 857th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 civil engineering schools in Colorado, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Colorado at Boulder comes out as the most expensive ($17,929/yr), with Metropolitan State College of Denver as the lowest recorded at only $11,829/yr.
Civil Engineering students from Colorado 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 Colorado alone, there are 1,510 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $48,950. Civil engineers in this state earn $77,010/yr and there are 7,910 employed.
Also, within the civil engineering schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from civil engineering, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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