High job placement, graduate success stories, and individual, faculty-student interaction contribute to how we define excellence.High job placement, graduate success stories, and individual, faculty-student interaction contribute to how we define excellence.

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Faculty Facts

  • Highly interdisciplinary faculty and research program
  • 23 faculty members (full-time)
  • 1 winner of the National Medal of Science
  • 1 winner of the National Medal of Technology
  • 6 members of the National Academy of Engineering
  • 2 members of the National Academy of Sciences

Undergraduate Study

  • 80-130 undergraduate students in civil engineering and environmental engineering programs
  • Class size is typically between 10 and 60 students
  • Nearly all undergraduates finish in four years or fewer
  • Cooperative education program available
  • Study abroad and foreign externships available
  • Certificate program in architectural engineering and design
  • Undergraduate research opportunities with world-class faculty members

Graduate Study

  • 100-130 graduate students in civil and environmental engineering
  • Highly interdisciplinary graduate research with world-class faculty members
  • All doctorate candidate graduate students are supported by fellowships, research assistantships, and teaching assistantships
  • Can complete an MS degree in as little as one academic year
  • Typically four or five years to complete a PhD (beyond BS)