Michigan contains nine schools that offer civil engineering programs. Michigan Technological University, the highest-ranking civil engineering school in MI, has a total student population of 7,136 and is the 158th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 civil engineering schools in Michigan, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lawrence Technological University comes out as the most expensive ($23,234/yr), with Alpena Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,805/yr.
Civil Engineering students from Michigan 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 Michigan alone, there are 2,450 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $48,090. Civil engineers in this state earn $72,070/yr and there are 5,720 employed.
Also, within the civil engineering schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from civil engineering, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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