Utah contains six schools that offer civil engineering programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking civil engineering school in UT, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 civil engineering schools in Utah, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Utah comes out as the most expensive ($11,363/yr), with College of Eastern Utah as the lowest recorded at only $7,300/yr.
Civil Engineering students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 560 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $44,050. Civil engineers in this state earn $84,280/yr and there are 2,410 employed.
Also, within the civil engineering schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from civil engineering, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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