Nevada contains two schools that offer civil engineering programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking civil engineering school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 civil engineering schools in Nevada, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada comes out as the most expensive ($8,990/yr), with University of Nevada-Las Vegas as the lowest recorded at only $8,166/yr.
Civil Engineering students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 1,190 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $52,020. Civil engineers in this state earn $84,350/yr and there are 2,870 employed.
Also, within the civil engineering schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from civil engineering, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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