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Civil Engineering Schools in Texas

1,787 Civil Eng students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Civil Engineering is the 46th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Civil Engineering Majors in Texas

Civil Eng majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,140
Master’s Degree 504
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 115
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 115
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 115
Associate’s Degree 28

Gender Distribution

In Texas, a civil eng major is more popular with men than with women.

Civil Engineering Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of civil eng majors in Texas is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.4%
  • Black or African American: 3.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 26.3%
  • White: 35.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 25.6%
  • Other Races: 3.0%
Civil Engineering Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Civil Engineering Grads in Texas

There are 74,470 people in the state and 765,240 people in the nation working in civil eng jobs.

Civil Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Civil Engineering Jobs in Texas

A typical salary for a civil eng grad in the state is $113,370, compared to a typical salary of $99,410 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 23 colleges in Texas that offer civil eng degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

420 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
68,679 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.39 years. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $48,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

301 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
51,832 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 2.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. 65% of students get financical aid.

227 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
47,899 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.80% which is lower than average. 91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 57% are considered full time.

161 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
38,209 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.00% which is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $17,033. It takes the average student 4.52 years to graduate.

112 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
46,324 Total Students

In their early career, UH grads earn an average salary of $43,100. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 82% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.71 years.

112 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
32,264 Total Students

25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,849.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,541 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,800 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 74% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,796.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
25,151 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.82 years to graduate. In their early career, UTEP grads earn an average salary of $30,400.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
28,644 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $31,300 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,166. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 84% are considered full time.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
10,206 Total Students

82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 72% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

Civil Engineering Careers in TX

Some of the careers civil eng majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Civil Engineers 21% $92,300
Petroleum Engineers 18% $151,360
Engineering Professors 17% $108,180
Architectural and Engineering Managers 16% $154,240
Environmental Engineers 16% $95,780
Mining and Geological Engineers 16% $0
Engineers 14% $109,110

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to civil eng.

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Mechanical Engineering 4,080
Electrical Engineering 2,789
Computer Engineering 1,045
Industrial Engineering 1,025
Chemical Engineering 943
Petroleum Engineering 812
Biomedical Engineering 792
General Engineering 787

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