Civil Engg
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Top Choices University Name City State Acceptance rate Avg UGPA Avg GRE Duration (Months) Annual Tuition Starting Salary Website
1 University of California Berkeley Berkeley CA 14.9% 3.7 166 21 $ 15802 $ 63000 www.ce.berkeley.edu
2 University of Illinois- Urbana Champaign Urbana IL 27.8% 3.5 165 21 $ 16754 $ 56100 www.cee.illinois.edu
3 University of Texas Austin Austin TX 18.2% 3.7 164 21 $ 17506 $ 57200 www.caee.utexas.edu
4 Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta GA 27.7% 3.5 164 21 $ 29702 $ 52000 www.ce.gatech.edu
5 Stanford University Stanford CA 19.2% 3.5 166 21 $ 45480 $ 58000 www.cee.stanford.edu
6 Purdue University West Lafayette IN 15.8% 3.5 165 21 $ 29888 $ 56000 www.engineering.purdue.edu/CE
7 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge MA 15.8% - 165 21 $ 43210 $ 68000 www.cee.mit.edu
8 University of Michigan Ann Arbor MI 23.4% 3.7 165 21 $ 22322 $ 52000 www.cee.engin.umich.edu
9 Virginia Tech Blacksburg VA 20.1% - 162 21 $ 24588 $ 55000 www.cee.vt.edu
10 Cornell University Ithaca NY 30.1% - 165 21 $ 45130 $ 56300 www.cee.cornell.edu
11 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh PA 27.5% 3.6 165 21 $ 40688 $ 59500 www.cmu.edu/cee
12 Texas A&M University College Station TX 28.9% 3.4 160 21 $ 12778 $ 58000 www.engineering.tamu.edu/civil
13 University of California--Davis Davis CA 24.3% 3.5 163 21 $ 28211 $ 60000 www.cee.engr.ucdavis.edu
14 University of Washington Seattle WA 22.8% 3.7 164 21 $ 28686 $ 58000 www.ce.washington.edu
15 University of Wisconsin--Madison Madison WI 14.6% 3.5 164 21 $ 25188 $ 51400 www.engr.wisc.edu/department/civil-environmental-engineering
16 California Institute of Technology Pasadena CA 7.9% 3.5 168 21 $ 41409 N/A www.mce.caltech.edu
17 Northwestern University Evanston IL 24.9% 3.6 164 21 $ 45120 $ 55600 www.mccormick.northwestern.edu/civil-environmental
18 University of California--San Diego San Diego CA 23.3% 3.4 164 21 $ 27881 $ 52000 www.structures.ucsd.edu
19 University of Minnesota--Twin Cities Minneapolis MN 25% 3.7 163 21 $ 22990 $ 52000 www.cege.umn.edu/new.html
20 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore MD 28.9% 3.5 163 21 $ 45270 $ 58800 www.engineering.jhu.edu/civil
21 Pennsylvania State University University Park PA 21.9% 3.6 164 21 $ 38384 $ 56000 www.cee.psu.edu
22 Princeton University Princeton NJ 10.1% 3.8 165 21 $ 42070 $ 71400 www.princeton.edu/cee
23 University of California--Los Angeles Los Angeles CA 29.1% 3.5 164 21 $ 27664 $ 55000 www.cee.ucla.edu
24 Columbia University New York City NY 12.5% 3.6 165 21 $ 41425 $ 61200 www.civil.columbia.edu
25 North Carolina State University Raleigh NC 16.8% 3.5 163 21 $ 36000 $ 52300 www.ce.ncsu.edu
26 University of Colorado--Boulder Boulder CO 33.9% - 161 21 $ 28200 $ 55000 www.colorado.edu/ceae
27 Duke University Durham NC 21.5% 3.6 163 21 $ 43948 $ 57000 www.cee.duke.edu
28 Lehigh University Bethlehem PA 19.9% 3.5 163 21 $ 23400 $ 55100 www.lehigh.edu/~incee
29 Rice University Houston TX 18.8% 3.6 164 21 $ 38260 $ 56500 www.ceve.rice.edu
30 University of Maryland--College Park College Park MD 23.6% 3.4 163 21 $ 26165 $ 55000 www.civil.umd.edu
31 University of Southern California Los Angeles CA 32.1% 3.6 163 21 $ 29448 $ 55000 www.sc.edu/.../engineering.../civil_and_environmental_engineering
32 University at Buffalo--SUNY Buffalo NY 31.7% 3.3 162 21 $ 20335 $ 52500 www.engineering.buffalo.edu/civil-structural-environmental.html
33 University of California--Irvine Irvine CA 20.3% 3.5 163 21 $ 15553 $ 55000 www.engineering.uci.edu/dept/cee
34 Arizona State University Tempe AZ 55.8% 3.5 162 21 $ 26604 $ 57100 www.ssebe.engineering.asu.edu
35 Iowa State University Ames IA 18% 3.4 160 21 $ 8880 $ 53200 www.ccee.iastate.edu
36 Northeastern University Boston MA 39.5% 3.3 162 21 $ 31560 $ 54300 www.civ.neu.edu
37 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy NY 23.3% 3.4 163 21 $ 41500 $ 56200 www.cee.rpi.edu
38 University of Florida Gainsville FL 29.8% - 162 21 $ 30035 $ 52300 www.essie.ufl.edu
39 Colorado State University Fort Collins CO 43.3% 3.4 159 21 $ 23374 $ 52900 www.engr.colostate.edu/ce
40 Michigan State University East Lansing MI 11.4% 3.6 163 21 $ 11212 $ 50000 www.egr.msu.edu/cee
41 Ohio State University Columbus OH 16.7% 3.6 163 21 $ 30599 $ 54500 www.ceg.osu.edu/civil-engineering
42 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame IN 18.4% 3.6 163 21 $ 44445 $ 56300 www.ceees.nd.edu
43 University of Iowa Iowa City IA 22% 3.5 161 21 $ 26318 $ 53000 www.engineering.uiowa.edu/cee
44 University of Virginia Charlottesville VA 22.4% 3.5 162 21 $ 26826 $ 54500 www.ce.virginia.edu
45 Vanderbilt University Nashville TN 14.7% 3.5 163 21 $ 31446 $ 60000 www.engineering.vanderbilt.edu/cee
46 Colorado School of Mines Golden CO 38.3% 3.4 159 21 $ 32700 $ 58800 www.inside.mines.edu/CEE-home
47 Drexel University Philadelphia PA 31.9% 3.3 160 21 $ 30135 $ 54900 www.drexel.edu/cae
48 Oregon State University Corvallis OR 24.5% 3.6 160 21 $ 22623 $ 54500 www.cce.oregonstate.edu
49 University of Arizona Tucson AZ 42.9% 3.5 162 21 $ 27700 $ 57900 www.civil.arizona.edu
50 University of Massachusetts- Amherst Amherst MA 25.5% 3.5 162 21 $ 28035 $ 51500 www.ecs.umass.edu/cee
51 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland OH 20.6% 3.4 164 21 $ 38588 $ 54700 www.engineering.case.edu/eciv
52 Clemson University Clemson SC 35.8% 3.5 156 21 $ 20552 $ 52500 www.clemson.edu/ce
53 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey New Brunswick NJ 22.2% 3.4 163 21 $ 27667 $ 52600 www.civeng.rutgers.edu
54 Tufts University Medford MA 45.1% 3.4 160 21 $ 27520 $ 58300 www.ase.tufts.edu/cee
55 University of Kansas Lawrence KS 52% 3.4 160 21 $ 8347 $ 51000 www.ceae.ku.edu
56 Missouri University of Science & Technology Rolla MO 59.2% - 157 21 $ 7718 $ 52000 www.care.mst.edu
57 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati OH 21.7% 3.5 161 21 $ 25696 $ 49500 www.ceas.uc.edu/caecm.html
58 University of Delaware Newark DE 29.7% 3.4 161 21 $ 29246 $ 58500 www.ce.udel.edu
59 University of Nevada--Reno Reno NV 44.1% 3.5 160 21 $ 27645 $ 50000 www.unr.edu/cee
60 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh PA 30.8% 3.4 164 21 $ 38268 $ 55100 www.engr.pitt.edu/civil
61 Washington State University Pullman WA 19% 3.6 157 21 $ 26058 $ 55500 www.ce.wsu.edu
62 Auburn University Auburn AL 49.5% 3.4 161 21 $ 26382 $ 49000 www.eng.auburn.edu/civil
63 Clarkson University Potsdam NY 67.8% - 159 21 $ 32366 $ 50800 www.clarkson.edu/cee
64 Louisiana State University Baton Rouge LA 41.8% 3.3 159 21 $ 26577 $ 60500 www.cee.lsu.edu
65 Michigan Technological University Houghton MI 39.9% 3.4 162 21 $ 14440 $ 55000 www.mtu.edu/cee
66 New York University Brooklyn NY 50.5% 3.5 161 21 $ 26130 $ 55500 www.engineering.nyu.edu/academics/departments/civil
67 Oklahoma State University Stillwater OK 100% - - 21 $ 14922 $ 57000 www.cive.okstate.edu
68 Syracuse University Syracuse NY 58.6% 3.3 162 21 $ 24052 $ 53600 www.lcs.syr.edu/our-departments/civil-and-environmental-engineering
69 University of Houston Houston TX - 3.5 161 21 $ 15984 $ 57500 www.egr.uh.edu/CIVE
70 University of Illinois- Chicago Chicago IL 20.2% 3.3 160 21 $ 14465 $ 55800 www.uic.edu/depts/cme
71 University of Nebraska- Lincoln Lincoln NE 38.3% 3.4 162 21 $ 18387 $ 51000 www.civil.unl.edu
72 University of Oklahoma Norman OK 37.4% 3 160 21 $ 15104 $ 52200 www.cees.ou.edu
73 University of Tennessee Knoxville TN 26.1% 3.8 160 21 $ 10944 $ 50500 www.engr.utk.edu/civil
74 University of Utah Salt Lake City UT 40.6% 3.5 162 21 $ 20592 $ 53800 www.civil.utah.edu
75 Kansas State University Manhattan KS 37.6% 3.4 159 21 $ 20653 $ 54000 www.ce.ksu.edu
76 University of Central Florida Orlando FL 43.7% 3.3 159 21 $ 24790 $ 50000 www.cece.ucf.edu
77 University of Connecticut Storrs CT 33.9% 3.4 161 21 $ 31946 $ 55000 www.engr.uconn.edu/cee
78 University of Kentucky Lexington KY 40.5% 3.5 161 21 $ 10772 $ 45400 www.engr.uky.edu/ce
79 University of Missouri Columbia MO 30.4% - 162 21 $ 15114 $ 54000 www.engineering.missouri.edu/civil
80 Utah State University Logan UT - - 157 21 $ 6678 $ 57600 www.engineering.usu.edu/cee
81 New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark NJ - 3.1 - 21 $ 19780 $ 55000 www.njit.edu/old/Directory/Academic/Civil
82 San Diego State University San Diego CA 51.8% 3.3 602 21 $ 23056 $ 60000 www.ccee.sdsu.edu
83 University of Alabama Tuscaloosa AL 32.7% 3.4 159 21 $ 23950 $ 49800 www.cce.eng.ua.edu
84 University of South Carolina Columbia SC 36.4% 3.3 159 21 $ 27028 $ 50700 www.sc.edu/.../engineering.../civil_and_environmental_engineering
85 University of Vermont Burlington VT 42.6% - 161 21 $ 15480 $ 46000 www.cee.vt.edu
86 West Virginia University Morgantown WV 38.6% - 160 21 $ 8252 $ 53500 www.cee.statler.wvu.edu
87 Brigham Young University Provo UT 65.6% 3.5 161 21 $ 6130 $ 53300 www.et.byu.edu/ce
88 George Washington University Washington DC DC 39.5% 3.1 162 21 $ 27567 $ 62600 www.cee.seas.gwu.edu
89 Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago IL 60.8% 3.7 161 21 $ 23812 $ 54500 www.engineering.iit.edu/caee
90 Marquette University Milwaukee WI 52.2% - 159 21 $ 18450 $ 55500 www.marquette.edu/civil-environmental-engineering
91 Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken NJ 38% - 161 21 $ 30200 $ 63300 www.stevens.edu/...school-engineering.../departments/civil-environment...
92 University of Hawaii- Manoa Honolulu HI 72.3% - - 21 $ 30600 $ 50000 www.cee.hawaii.edu
93 University of Maine Orono ME 44.6% - 158 21 $ 8638 $ 51900 www.civil.umaine.edu
94 University of Nevada- Las Vegas Las Vegas NV 59.8% 3.8 158 21 $ 22076 $ 59300 www.unlv.edu/ceec
95 University of South Florida Tampa FL 50.3% 3.5 158 21 $ 21126 $ 55800 www.ce.eng.usf.edu
96 Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester MA 44.7% 3.3 163 21 $ 23058 $ 58200 www.wpi.edu/academics/cee.html
97 Mississippi State University Mississippi State MS 30.7% 3.5 158 21 $ 16860 $ 58500 www.cee.msstate.edu
98 Texas Tech University Lubbock TX 34.4% 3.5 159 21 $ 17213 $ 56000 www.depts.ttu.edu/ceweb
99 University of Louisville Louisville KY - - 160 21 $ 24274 $ 56000 www.louisville.edu/speed/civil
100 University of Miami Coral Gables FL 45.1% 3.4 160 21 $ 32052 $ 49000 www.cae.miami.edu
101 University of Mississippi University MS 28.5% - 156 21 $ 20574 $ 53000 www.engineering.olemiss.edu/civil
102 University of New Hampshire Durham NH 59.8% 3.4 158 21 $ 28906 $ 53000 www.ceps.unh.edu/cee
103 University of Rhode Island Kingston RI 63.7% 3.2 156 21 $ 22112 $ 52000 www.egr.uri.edu/cve
104 University of Wyoming Durham NH 59.8% 3.5 156 21 $ 26300 $ 53000 www.uwyo.edu/civil
105 George Mason University Fairfax VA 56.9% 3.4 157 21 $ 28442 $ 54000 www.civil.gmu.edu
106 University of Texas- Arlington Arlington TX 61.4% 3.2 156 21 $ 14753 $ 52000 www.uta.edu/ce
107 University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee Milwaukee WI 55.5% 3.2 162 21 $ 24761 $ 52000 www.uwm.edu/engineering/.../departments/civil-and-environmental-engineeri...
108 CUNY--City College New York City NY 42.4% - 160 21 $ 11001 $ 58000 www.ccny.cuny.edu/civileng
109 Florida A&M University - Florida State University Tallahassee FL 32.6% - 160 21 $ 20042 $ 61900 www.eng.fsu.edu/cee
110 Florida International University Miami FL 23.5% 3.4 157 21 $ 24048 N/A www.cee.fiu.edu
111 Montana State University Bozeman MT 50.5% - - 21 $ 14840 $ 51800 www.montana.edu/ce
112 New Mexico State University Las Cruces NM 57.9% 3.3 160 21 $ 51500 $ 20131 www.civil.unm.edu
113 Portland State University Portland OR 71.2% - - 21 $ 17004 $ 54000 www.pdx.edu/cee
114 Temple University Philadelphia PA 61.7% 3.5 160 21 $ 25676 N/A www.engineering.temple.edu/department/civil-environmental-engineering
115 University of Arkansas- Fayetteville Fayetteville AR 33.5% 3.4 162 21 $ 16728 $ 49000 www.cveg.uark.edu
116 University of Colorado- Denver Denver CO 61.5% - - 21 $ 17551 $ 59700 www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/Engineering/Programs/Civil-Engineering/Pages/CivilEngineering.aspx
117 University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM 62.6% 3.6 156 21 $ 5433 $ 51500 www.civil.unm.edu
118 University of North Carolina- Charlotte Charlotte NC 64.1% 3.3 163 21 $ 16799 N/A www.cee.uncc.edu
119 Wayne State University Detroit MI 63.7% 3.3 155 21 $ 24474 $ 47600 www.engineering.wayne.edu/cee
120 Cleveland State University Cleveland OH 47.2% 3.6 157 21 $ 30000 $ 50200 www.csuohio.edu/engineering/civil/civil
121 Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton FL 39.9% 3.4 157 21 $ 30750 $ 52000 www.cege.fau.edu
122 Florida Institute of Technology Melbourne FL 47% 3.3 148 21 $ 30750 $ 58000 www.fit.edu/programs/7043/bs-civil-engineering#.V5AKKriAOko
123 Polytechnic Institute of New York University Brooklyn NY 50.5% 3.5 161 21 $ 26130 $ 55500 www.poly.edu/academics/departments/civil
124 University of Massachusetts- Lowell Lowell MA 73% 3.4 157 21 $ 21874 $ 54500 www.uml.edu/Engineering/Civil-Environmental/default.aspx
125 North Dakota State University Fargo ND 39.5% 3.5 159 21 $ 21072 $ 53900 www.engineering.und.edu/civil/index.cfm
126 Ohio University Athens OH 34.7% 3.2 161 21 $ 16180 $ 49600 www.ohio.edu/engineering/civil
127 Old Dominion University Norfolk VA 67% - - 21 $ 7416 $ 48200 www.odu.edu/cee

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