Minneapolis, MN (population: 386,751) has two civil engineering schools within its city limits. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest ranked school in the city with a civil engineering program, has a total student population of 51,659. It is the 31st highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Minnesota. To learn more about civil engineering programs in Minneapolis, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of civil engineering professors at University of Minnesota such as Raihan Abu Bakar, Gale Allen, Sant Arora, Roberto Ballarini, Randal Barnes, and Kia Bazargan.
Civil Engineering students from Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington-WI area alone, there are 1,940 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average salary of $54,870. Civil engineers in this area earn $79,480/yr and there are 2,480 employed.
Minneapolis lies in Hennepin county, which is one of the 61 counties in Minnesota. Overall, the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington-WI area has 1,729,750 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.4% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.432 out of every 1000 jobs in Minneapolis are held by civil engineers, and 1.122/1000 are held by civil engineering technicians.
Of the 2 civil engineering schools in Minneapolis, only 1 has 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) for civil engineering students, with University of Minnesota-Twin Cities as the lowest, reported at only $14,061/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Minneapolis|
|St Louis Park||MN||-||1||8.81324||12||3.9 miles|
|Saint Louis Park||MN||46,353||2||11.1178||24||4.5 miles|
|Mendota Heights||MN||-||2||22.3643||19||8.3 miles|
|Saint Paul||MN||281,501||17||26.5648||744||8.4 miles|
|Brooklyn Center||MN||-||2||15.2653||32||8.6 miles|
|Brooklyn Park||MN||72,758||3||8.3746||127||11.1 miles|
|Eden Prairie||MN||62,379||2||4.18307||19||12.0 miles|
|Inver Grove Heights||MN||-||1||10.5306||43||13.6 miles|
|Maple Grove||MN||63,633||0||-||0||13.9 miles|
|White Bear Lake||MN||-||1||10.7099||66||15.4 miles|
|Lake Elmo||MN||-||1||0.0||0||19.3 miles|
|Saint Peter||MN||-||1||36.7798||76||56.1 miles|
|Saint Cloud||MN||67,771||3||25.374||204||59.9 miles|
|Pine City||MN||-||1||14.515||24||62.2 miles|
|North Mankato||MN||-||1||14.452||54||66.2 miles|
|Eau Claire||WI||66,106||3||29.3261||160||87.8 miles|