Tuition costs are a reality of post-secondary education, but it’s important not to be discouraged. If your top school is financially out of reach, your second or third choice may serve your future just as well. To help you find the program that’s right for you, we’ve rounded up typical tuition costs for civil engineering degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 10,337 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

23% above average compared to other degrees

$ 26,351 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

31% above average compared to other degrees

$ 41,389 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

28% above average compared to other degrees

What do civil engineering graduates earn?

Civil engineering students make an average of $95,873 per year after graduation. This is 44% above average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 95,873 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Top 91% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Satisfaction

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