Civil and Environmental Engineering

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Civil Engineering is a broad field in engineering with many different specialties to choose from. The Civil Engineering Program at ISU can prepare you for success in all areas. The average starting salary for a Civil Engineer graduate is roughly $52,000 year (http://www.bls.gov/k12/build05.htm). Some of the exciting careers available deal with the planning, construction, and maintenance of fixed structures, or public works, as they are related to earth, water, or civilization and their processes. ISU offers both an undergraduate and a graduate Civil Engineering Program. What are you waiting for? Apply here. International Students apply here.

The Bachelor of Science (BS) program in Civil Engineering (CE) is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to educate the next generation of civil engineers and leaders to develop sustainable infrastructures and to advance the state of the profession. We strive for close student-faculty relations through a small effective educational setting in a friendly environment. We prepare traditional and nontraditional students to succeed in professional practice.

Program Educational Objectives

The following Educational Objectives have been established:

Student Outcomes

Enrollment and Graduation Data

The Civil Engineering program at Idaho State University serves about 170 undergraduate students and 30 graduate students. In recent years, the number of graduates per year has been about 15 in the Bachelor of Science program in Civil Engineering and about 10 in the graduate M.S. and Ph.D. programs.


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