Kansas City, MO (population: 454,520) has one civil engineering school within its city limits. University of Missouri-Kansas City has a total student population of 14,799. It is the 2423rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 77th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University). To learn more about civil engineering programs in Kansas City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of civil engineering professors at University of Missouri such as Cory Beard, Katherine Bloemker, Deb Chatterjee, Mike Kelly, Shahzad Khan, and Kevin Kirkpatrick.
Civil Engineering students from Kansas City 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 Kansas City-KS area alone, there are 1,150 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average salary of $49,050. Civil engineers in this area earn $85,400/yr and there are 2,810 employed.
Kansas City lies in Jackson county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Kansas City-KS area has 988,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $20.79/hr average worker wage, and a $43,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.848 out of every 1000 jobs in Kansas City are held by civil engineers, and 1.169/1000 are held by civil engineering technicians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Missouri-Kansas City ends up costing a student $17,782/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kansas City|
|North Kansas City||MO||-||1||17.668||0||1.0 miles|
|Blue Springs||MO||57,147||1||22.3674||5||16.6 miles|
|Lees Summit||MO||-||1||10.817||19||16.7 miles|
|Saint Joseph||MO||76,371||4||37.3685||160||46.6 miles|
|Fort Scott||KS||-||1||19.5238||38||89.0 miles|