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Civil Engineering at Southern Illinois University Carbondale

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Civil Engineering at Southern Illinois University Carbondale

The Civil Engineering major is part of the engineering program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, average starting salaries, and more. Also, learn how SIUC ranks among other schools offering degrees in civil eng.

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Civil Engineering Degrees Available at SIUC

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Eng
  • Master’s Degree in Civil Eng

SIUC Civil Eng Rankings

The bachelor's program at SIUC was ranked #170 on College Factual's Best Schools for civil eng list. It is also ranked #7 in Illinois.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid Civil Engineering Graduates 174

Popularity of Civil Eng at SIUC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Southern Illinois University Carbondale handed out 37 bachelor's degrees in civil engineering. Due to this, the school was ranked #126 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 16% over the previous year when 44 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 9 students received their master’s degree in civil eng from SIUC. This makes it the #143 most popular school for civil eng master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Civil Eng Graduates from SIUC Make?

Salary of Civil Eng Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of civil eng students who receive their bachelor's degree at SIUC is $54,800. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $58,200 for all civil eng students.

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How Much Student Debt Do Civil Eng Graduates from SIUC Have?

Student Debt of Civil Eng Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at SIUC, civil eng students borrow a median amount of $23,296 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all civil eng bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $24,458.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the civil eng program at SIUC is $242 per month.

SIUC Civil Eng Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the civil eng majors at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

SIUC Civil Engineering Bachelor’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 89% of civil eng bachelor's degrees went to men and 11% went to women.

SIUC Gender Breakdown of Civil Engineering Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at SIUC are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 70% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a bachelor's in civil eng.

Ethnic Diversity of Civil Engineering Majors at Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 26
Non-Resident Aliens 5
Other Races 2

SIUC Civil Engineering Master’s Program

Of the 9 students who graduated with a Master’s in civil eng from SIUC in 2018, 89% were men and 11% were women.

SIUC Gender Breakdown of Civil Engineering Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a master's in civil eng.

Ethnic Diversity of Civil Engineering Majors at Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
Non-Resident Aliens 7
Other Races 0

Areas of Concentration for Civil Eng

Civil Engineering students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
General Civil Engineering 45
Civil Engineering 1

Related Major Annual Graduates
Electrical Engineering 99
Mechanical Engineering 98
Computer Engineering 18
General Engineering 13
Mining Engineering 11

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