Best Civil Engineering Colleges Tuition Comparison

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works like roads, bridges, canals, dams, and buildings. Civil engineering is the second-oldest engineering discipline after military engineering, and it is defined to distinguish non-military engineering from military engineering. (from wiki) Belwo we introduce best colleges in the field of where University of California-Berkeley is ranked top and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is positioned on second place.

Next table shows general academic characteristics of the best civil engineering schools. You can see the full information of each school by following link on the school's name.
Table. Best Civil Engineering College Overview
RankNameLocationTypeAcceptance RatesPopulation
1 University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA Public, Four or more years 18% 38,189
1 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL Public, Four or more years 62% 45,842
3 Stanford University Stanford, CA Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 6% 16,980
3 The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX Public, Four or more years 40% 50,950
5 Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus Atlanta, GA Public, Four or more years 55% 25,034
6 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 8% 11,331
6 Purdue University-Main Campus West Lafayette, IN Public, Four or more years 60% 40,472
8 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI Public, Four or more years 33% 43,651
9 Cornell University Ithaca, NY Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 16% 21,904
10 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 25% 12,963
10 University of California-Davis Davis, CA Public, Four or more years 45% 35,186
10 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, VA Public, Four or more years 70% 32,663

Best Civil Engineering Tuition Comparison

Below, we summarize and compare the tuition and other costs at best Civil Engineering colleges. Tuition is an amount of money charged to students for instructional services. Tuition may be charged per term, per course, or per credit. In-state tuition rate applies to students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements and out-of-tuition rate is for students who do not meet the ins-state residency requirements. The required fee is a fixed sum charged to students for items not covered by tuition. The book and supplies is the estimated average cost of books and supplies for a typical student for an entire academic year (or program).

You can see more comprehensive tuition comparison between the best Civil Engineering schools at best Civil Engineering schools tuition comparing page.

Tuition and Fees - Undergraduate

Next table summarizes the 2015 undergraduate tuition and fees between the schools.
Table. Best Civil Engineering - Undergraduate Tuition and Fees
In-StateOut-Of-State
Tuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesTuition & FeesBooks & Supplies
University of California-Berkeley $11,220$1,241 $35,928$1,241
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign $14,068$1,200 $30,204$1,200
Stanford University $45,729$1,425 $45,729$1,425
The University of Texas at Austin $9,806$750 $34,676$750
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus $9,812$800 $30,004$800
Massachusetts Institute of Technology $46,400$1,000 $46,400$1,000
Purdue University-Main Campus $9,208$1,220 $28,010$1,220
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor $14,401$1,048 $44,674$1,048
Cornell University $48,880$890 $48,880$890
Carnegie Mellon University $49,610$1,000 $49,610$1,000
University of California-Davis $11,220$1,576 $35,928$1,576
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University $10,496$1,150 $26,536$1,150

Tuition and Fees - Graduate

Next table summarizes graduate tuition and fees charged to students who holds a bachelor's or first-professional degree, or equivalent, and is taking courses at the post-baccalaureate level. These students may or may not be enrolled in graduate programs.
Table. Best Civil Engineering - Graduate School Tuition and Fees
In-StateOut-Of-State
Tuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesTuition & FeesBooks & Supplies
University of California-Berkeley $13,431$1,241 $28,533$1,241
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign $18,041$1,200 $31,231$1,200
Stanford University $46,320$1,425 $46,320$1,425
The University of Texas at Austin $10,934$750 $20,762$750
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus $15,644$800 $30,064$800
Massachusetts Institute of Technology $49,272$1,000 $49,272$1,000
Purdue University-Main Campus $10,002$1,220 $28,804$1,220
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor $20,966$1,048 $42,016$1,048
Cornell University $29,581$890 $29,581$890
Carnegie Mellon University $41,371$1,000 $41,371$1,000
University of California-Davis $13,164$1,576 $28,266$1,576
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University $14,116$1,150 $26,981$1,150

Living Cost

Next table shows the living costs including room & board charge and other expenses. Room charge is for an academic year for rooming accommodations for a typical student sharing a room with one other student and board charge is for meals, for a specified number of meals per week. Other expenses include the money (estimated by the financial aid office) needed by a student to cover expenses such as laundry, transportation, entertainment, and furnishings.
Table. Best Civil Engineering - Living Costs
On CampusOff Campus
(without family)
Off Campus
(with family)
Room and BoardOther ExpensesRoom and BoardOther ExpensesOther Expenses
University of California-Berkeley $15,847$4,736 $10,126$5,087 $5,087
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign $11,010$2,500 -- -
Stanford University $14,107$2,625 -- -
The University of Texas at Austin $11,456$4,310 $11,456$4,310 $4,310
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus $10,716$2,060 $13,194$2,120 $2,120
Massachusetts Institute of Technology $13,730$1,816 -- -
Purdue University-Main Campus $10,030$1,780 $9,460$1,780 $1,780
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor $10,554$2,354 $10,554$2,354 $2,354
Cornell University $13,678$1,810 $13,678$1,810 $1,810
Carnegie Mellon University $12,830$1,400 -- -
University of California-Davis $14,571$4,279 $8,283$5,433 $5,433
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University $8,290$2,930 $8,290$2,930 $2,930

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