Idaho contains four schools that offer civil engineering programs. University of Idaho, the highest-ranking civil engineering school in ID, has a total student population of 11,957 and is the 243rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 civil engineering schools in Idaho, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Idaho comes out as the most expensive ($13,222/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Civil Engineering students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 520 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $45,620. Civil engineers in this state earn $71,710/yr and there are 750 employed.
Also, within the civil engineering schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from civil engineering, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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