Louisiana contains six schools that offer civil engineering programs. Tulane University of Louisiana, the highest-ranking civil engineering school in LA, has a total student population of 11,464 and is the 60th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 civil engineering schools in Louisiana, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tulane University of Louisiana comes out as the most expensive ($25,174/yr), with University of Louisiana at Lafayette as the lowest recorded at only $5,042/yr.
Civil Engineering students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana alone, there are 1,660 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $43,610. Civil engineers in this state earn $86,790/yr and there are 3,600 employed.
Also, within the civil engineering schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from civil engineering, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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