West Virginia contains six schools that offer civil engineering programs. West Virginia University Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking civil engineering school in WV, has a total student population of 1,244 and is the 725th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 civil engineering schools in West Virginia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bluefield State College comes out as the most expensive ($10,865/yr), with Community and Technical College at West Virginia University Institute of Technology as the lowest recorded at only $2,720/yr.
Civil Engineering students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 770 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $39,800. Civil engineers in this state earn $67,110/yr and there are 1,300 employed.
Also, within the civil engineering schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from civil engineering, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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