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Civil Engineering at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona

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Civil Engineering at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona

What traits are you looking for in a civil eng school? To help you decide if Pennsylvania State University - Altoona is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's civil eng program.

In the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 students received a bachelor's degree in civil eng from Penn State Altoona.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Civil Engineering section at the bottom of this page.

Penn State Altoona Civil Engineering Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Eng

Penn State Altoona Civil Engineering Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks civil eng programs across the country. The following shows how Penn State Altoona performed in these rankings.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The civil eng major at Penn State Altoona is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Civil Engineering. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Civil Engineering Schools 94
Most Focused Civil Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 94
Best Civil Engineering Schools 113
Most Focused Civil Engineering Schools 137
Most Popular Civil Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 257
Most Popular Civil Engineering Schools 266

Earnings of Penn State Altoona Civil Eng Graduates

The median salary of civil eng students who receive their bachelor's degree at Penn State Altoona is $60,000. This is 3% higher than $58,200, which is the national average for all civil eng bachelor's degree recipients.


Civil Eng Student Demographics at Penn State Altoona

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the civil eng majors at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona.

Penn State Altoona Civil Engineering Bachelor’s Program

20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 civil eng majors earned their bachelor's degree from Penn State Altoona. Of these graduates, 100% were men and 0% were women.

Penn State Altoona Gender Breakdown of Civil Engineering Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 60% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in civil eng at Penn State Altoona are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Pennsylvania State University - Altoona with a bachelor's in civil eng.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Civil Engineering Majors at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 3
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Penn State Altoona also has a doctoral program available in civil eng. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Civil Eng Grads May Go Into

A degree in civil eng can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for Pennsylvania State University - Altoona.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Civil Engineers 12,530 $88,740
Architectural and Engineering Managers 7,220 $150,400
Engineers 4,850 $96,550
Environmental Engineers 2,960 $89,410
Engineering Professors 2,950 $114,870


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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