Columbus, OH (population: 768,662) has two civil engineering schools within its city limits. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with a civil engineering program, has a total student population of 55,014. It is the 33rd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Ohio. To learn more about civil engineering programs in Columbus, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of civil engineering professors at Ohio State University such as Igor Adamovic, Hojjat Adeli, Mustafa Al Homsi, Ted Allen, Betty Lise Anderson, and Peter Anderson.
Civil Engineering students from Columbus 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 Columbus area alone, there are 450 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average salary of $46,430. Civil engineers in this area earn $72,680/yr and there are 1,340 employed.
Columbus lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.478 out of every 1000 jobs in Columbus are held by civil engineers, and 0.494/1000 are held by civil engineering technicians.
Of the 2 civil engineering schools in Columbus, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ohio State University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($16,868/yr) for civil engineering students, with Columbus State Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,330/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbus|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||13.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||46.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||49.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||72.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||83.4 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||85.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||88.6 miles|