Minnesota contains eight schools that offer civil engineering programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking civil engineering school in MN, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 civil engineering schools in Minnesota, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dunwoody College of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($23,022/yr), with Saint Cloud Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $7,116/yr.
Civil Engineering students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota alone, there are 2,910 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $53,530. Civil engineers in this state earn $76,820/yr and there are 3,290 employed.
Also, within the civil engineering schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from civil engineering, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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