Cleveland, OH (population: 424,526) has two civil engineering schools within its city limits. Case Western Reserve University, the highest ranked school in the city with a civil engineering program, has a total student population of 9,738. It is the 87th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus). To learn more about civil engineering programs in Cleveland, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of civil engineering professors at Case Western Reserve University such as David Adams, Roberto Ballarini, James Drake, Steven Eppell, Dario Gasparini, and Arthur Huckelbridge.
Civil Engineering students from Cleveland 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 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area alone, there are 380 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average salary of $47,370. Civil engineers in this area earn $70,200/yr and there are 1,190 employed.
Cleveland lies in Cuyahoga county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area has 1,003,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $20.16/hr average worker wage, and a $41,930 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.189 out of every 1000 jobs in Cleveland are held by civil engineers, and 0.382/1000 are held by civil engineering technicians.
Of the 2 civil engineering schools in Cleveland, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Case Western Reserve University comes out as the most expensive ($26,055/yr) for civil engineering students, with Cleveland State University as the lowest, reported at only $12,443/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cleveland|
|Cleveland Heights||OH||44,848||1||34.6777||3||6.6 miles|
|Warrensville Heights||OH||-||1||16.9884||13||8.6 miles|
|Highland Heights||OH||-||2||31.299||116||11.6 miles|
|North Olmsted||OH||-||1||26.1035||13||13.4 miles|
|Cuyahoga Falls||OH||51,250||1||27.2194||16||23.0 miles|
|North Canton||OH||-||2||20.0373||113||44.2 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||69.6 miles|
|New Wilmington||PA||-||1||66.0236||69||74.2 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||93.5 miles|
|Clinton Township||MI||-||2||7.68254||63||99.6 miles|