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Civil Engineering

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What is Civil Engineering?

This major applies the basics of science with mathematical tools to solve problems for people and societies. Civil engineering works are generally one-of-a-kind projects that usually rely on cooperation among professionals of many different fields. Civil Engineering may be for you if you’re interested in designing and building things like:

• Skyscrapers

• Bridges

• Tunnels

• Highways

• Airports

• Railroads

• Water treatment plants

• Waterways, power plants

• Structures for wind turbines

• Transmission lines

• Dams

• Desalination plants

Career Options

  • Construction
  • Environment
  • Geotechnical work
  • Hydrosystems
  • Structures
  • Transportation

Post-Graduation Success1

92% employed or continuing education

58% employed after graduation

34% attending graduate school

$58,991 average starting annual income

Sample employer destinations: Turner Construction Company, Lendlease, CivilTech Engineering

Sample grad school destinations: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University

Academic Profile Middle 50% 2

30 - 33 ACT Score

1370 - 1490 SAT Score

3.56 - 3.91 High School GPA

Annual Program Costs

Illinois Resident

  • Tuition: $17,040
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,180
  • Total: $36,394

Non-Resident

  • Tuition: $34,182
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,520
  • Total: $53,876

International

  • Tuition: $39,400
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,520
  • Total: $59,094
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