Iowa contains seven schools that offer civil engineering programs. Dordt College, the highest-ranking civil engineering school in IA, has a total student population of 1,322 and is the 295th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 civil engineering schools in Iowa, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dordt College comes out as the most expensive ($20,913/yr), with Southwestern Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,608/yr.
Civil Engineering students from Iowa 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 Iowa alone, there are 820 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $45,620. Civil engineers in this state earn $75,420/yr and there are 1,560 employed.
Also, within the civil engineering schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from civil engineering, there are 3687 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,622 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,082, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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