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Civil Engineering Schools in Illinois

There are seven Illinois schools offering civil engineering programs. 567 students graduated from programs at Illinois civil engineering schools in 2010. 358 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 163 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 564 students graduate from civil engineering programs in this state every year. This accounts for 3% of students who US schools graduate from civil engineering programs. Of those, 358 students graduated with a degree in civil engineering at the bachelor's level, 163 with a degree at the master's level, and 46 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Seven civil engineering schools are in this Great Lakes state. And out of these, four schools are public, while three schools are private. While private civil engineering school tuition varies from $25,424 to $40,223, tuition at a public civil engineering school varies from $8,401 to $13,096.

Average tuition for civil engineering programs is $20,904. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $8,401 every year, is at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, the highest tuition for programs in civil engineering, which is $40,223 every year, is at Northwestern University.

Illinois schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in civil engineering.

Civil Engineering Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 564 students graduate from civil engineering programs in this state every year. This accounts for 3% of students who US schools graduate from civil engineering programs. Of those, 358 students graduated with a degree in civil engineering at the bachelor's level, 163 with a degree at the master's level, and 46 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Civil Engineering Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 304
  • Bachelor 2007: 345
  • Bachelor 2008: 342
  • Bachelor 2009: 333
  • Bachelor 2010: 358
  • Master 2006: 215
  • Master 2007: 161
  • Master 2008: 173
  • Master 2009: 152
  • Master 2010: 163
  • Doctorate 2006: 42
  • Doctorate 2007: 42
  • Doctorate 2008: 46
  • Doctorate 2009: 39
  • Doctorate 2010: 46

Civil Engineering Program Availability in Illinois

Illinois schools offer a total of 21 civil engineering programs. Of these programs, 42.9% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Civil Engineering Program Availability in Illinois

  • Bachelor: 8
  • Master: 9
  • Doctorate: 4

Career Trends

Civil Engineering Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Civil Engineering Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32410
  • 25th Percentile: 40650
  • Median: 51820
  • 75th Percentile: 66690
  • 90th Percentile: 85260

Civil Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Civil Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47500
  • 25th Percentile: 60270
  • Median: 74830
  • 75th Percentile: 93020
  • 90th Percentile: 113050

Career Trends

Civil Engineering Technicians — Employment Trend

Civil Engineering Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42710
  • Median Salary 2007: 45400
  • Median Salary 2008: 48230
  • Median Salary 2009: 49710
  • Median Salary 2010: 51820
  • Total Employed 2006: 3000
  • Total Employed 2007: 2660
  • Total Employed 2008: 1930
  • Total Employed 2009: 1660
  • Total Employed 2010: 1570

Civil Engineers — Employment Trend

Civil Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68390
  • Median Salary 2007: 72370
  • Median Salary 2008: 74240
  • Median Salary 2009: 73720
  • Median Salary 2010: 74830
  • Total Employed 2006: 9010
  • Total Employed 2007: 8090
  • Total Employed 2008: 7270
  • Total Employed 2009: 6790
  • Total Employed 2010: 6630

Illinois vs National Civil Engineering Employment

Illinois vs National Civil Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 2.514% (8200)

Civil Engineering Schools in Illinois

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1. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901-4512
(618) 453-2121

Southern Illinois University Carbondale offers three civil engineering programs. More specifically, SIU offers students one bachelor's level degree in civil engineering and two master's level degrees in civil engineering. This large university, which is very close to Carbondale, Illinois, is located in a rural setting. SIUC is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering civil engineering programs.

2. Bradley University

1501 W Bradley Ave
Peoria, IL 61625-0001
(309) 676-7611

Bradley University, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Peoria, IL. It offers three programs in civil engineering. Of those, Bradley offers students two bachelor's level civil engineering degrees and one civil engineering degree at the master's level. BU is the biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering civil engineering in terms of programs.

3. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

601 E John Street
Champaign, IL 61820-5711
(217) 333-1000

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is near the heart of downtown. This university offers three civil engineering programs. Out of those, it offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in civil engineering, one civil engineering degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level civil engineering degree. This research university is a public, 4-year, research institution. Illinois is the second oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in civil engineering.

4. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Il State Rte 157
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1001
(618) 650-2000

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is in the suburbs of Edwardsville, Illinois. It offers two civil engineering programs. More specifically, students are offered one civil engineering degree at the bachelor's level by it and one master's level civil engineering degree. 14,133 students seek degrees in 112 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville programs, overall. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering civil engineering in terms of programs.

5. The Illinois Institute of Technology

3300 S Federal St
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 567-3000

The Illinois Institute of Technology, which is 3.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Chicago, IL. It offers four programs in civil engineering. Of those, this university offers students one bachelor's level degree in civil engineering, two master's level civil engineering degrees, and one doctorate level degree in civil engineering. 7,774 students pursue degrees in 114 Illinois Tech programs, overall. This university is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering civil engineering.

6. The University of Illinois at Chicago

601 S Morgan
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 996-7000

The University of Illinois at Chicago is 1.2 miles from the center of the city. This university offers three civil engineering programs. More specifically, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in civil engineering to students, one master's level degree in civil engineering, and one degree at the doctorate level in civil engineering. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the fifth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering civil engineering in terms of programs.

7. Northwestern University

633 Clark St
Evanston, IL 60208
(847) 491-3741

Northwestern University, which is near the center of the city, is in Evanston, IL. NU offers three programs in civil engineering. Of those, this research university offers one bachelor's level degree in civil engineering to students, one degree at the master's level in civil engineering, and one doctorate level degree in civil engineering. Overall, 20,481 students pursue degrees in 315 programs at Northwestern. In terms of programs, this university is the third largest institution in the state of Illinois offering civil engineering.