Oregon contains nine schools that offer civil engineering programs. University of Portland, the highest-ranking civil engineering school in OR, has a total student population of 3,706 and is the 1386th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 civil engineering schools in Oregon, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Portland comes out as the most expensive ($26,906/yr), with Mt Hood Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,174/yr.
Civil Engineering students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 1,170 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $52,280. Civil engineers in this state earn $74,040/yr and there are 4,360 employed.
Also, within the civil engineering schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from civil engineering, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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