Kentucky contains four schools that offer civil engineering programs. University of Louisville, the highest-ranking civil engineering school in KY, has a total student population of 21,016 and is the 1677th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 civil engineering schools in Kentucky, all of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Louisville comes out as the most expensive ($10,764/yr), with Bluegrass Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $6,933/yr.
Civil Engineering students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 1,220 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $43,870. Civil engineers in this state earn $68,990/yr and there are 2,230 employed.
Also, within the civil engineering schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from civil engineering, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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