Nebraska contains three schools that offer civil engineering programs. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the highest-ranking civil engineering school in NE, has a total student population of 24,100 and is the 840th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 civil engineering schools in Nebraska, all of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Nebraska-Lincoln comes out as the most expensive ($12,519/yr), with Southeast Community College Area as the lowest recorded at only $5,555/yr.
Civil Engineering students from Nebraska 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 Nebraska alone, there are 1,040 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $41,680. Civil engineers in this state earn $74,430/yr and there are 1,650 employed.
Also, within the civil engineering schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from civil engineering, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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