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Civil Engineering at Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg

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Civil Engineering at Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg

If you are interested in studying civil engineering, you may want to check out the program at Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

In 2019, 78 civil eng majors received their bachelor's degree from Penn State Harrisburg.

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 Harrisburg Civil Engineering Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Eng

Penn State Harrisburg Civil Engineering Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the civil eng progam at Penn State Harrisburg compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

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 Harrisburg 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
Most Focused Civil Engineering Schools 11
Most Popular Civil Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 68
Best Civil Engineering Schools 72

How Much Do Civil Eng Graduates from Penn State Harrisburg Make?

The median salary of civil eng students who receive their bachelor's degree at Penn State Harrisburg is $60,000. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 3% higher than the national average of $58,200 for all civil eng bachelor's degree recipients.

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Civil Eng Student Demographics at Penn State Harrisburg

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

Penn State Harrisburg Civil Engineering Bachelor’s Program

14% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 78 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Penn State Harrisburg in 2018-2019, 86% were men and 14% were women.

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

About 82% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in civil eng at Penn State Harrisburg 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 - Harrisburg with a bachelor's in civil eng.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Civil Engineering Majors at Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 64
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

Penn State Harrisburg 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 - Harrisburg.

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

References

*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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