Best Civil Engineering Colleges in the U.S.

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in the U.S. that offer Civil Engineering degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 644 Civil Engineering schools located within the U.S. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Civil Engineering Colleges in the U.S. for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA

Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers 11 Civil Engineering Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 184 students graduated in the study area of Civil Engineering with students earning 147 Master's degrees, 19 Doctoral degrees, and 18 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
2 Stanford University Stanford, CA

Stanford University offers 4 Civil Engineering Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 220 students graduated in the study area of Civil Engineering with students earning 178 Master's degrees, 24 Doctoral degrees, 13 Bachelor's degrees, and 5 Certificates degrees.

Based on 64 Reviews
3 Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY

Columbia University in the City of New York offers 8 Civil Engineering Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 383 students graduated in the study area of Civil Engineering with students earning 322 Master's degrees, 41 Bachelor's degrees, 13 Doctoral degrees, and 7 Certificates degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
4 Harvard University Cambridge, MA

Harvard University offers 2 Civil Engineering Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 81 students graduated in the study area of Civil Engineering with students earning 80 Master's degrees, and 1 Doctoral degree.

Based on 44 Reviews
5 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA

California Institute of Technology offers 3 Civil Engineering Degree programs. It's a small private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 4 students graduated in the study area of Civil Engineering with students earning 3 Doctoral degrees, 1 Master's degree.

Based on 4 Reviews
6 Princeton University Princeton, NJ

Princeton University offers 3 Civil Engineering Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 47 students graduated in the study area of Civil Engineering with students earning 21 Bachelor's degrees, 15 Master's degrees, and 11 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
7 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA

University of Pennsylvania offers 4 Civil Engineering Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 74 students graduated in the study area of Civil Engineering with students earning 63 Master's degrees, 8 Doctoral degrees, 3 Certificates degrees.

Based on 56 Reviews
8 Duke University Durham, NC

Duke University offers 4 Civil Engineering Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 38 students graduated in the study area of Civil Engineering with students earning 27 Bachelor's degrees, 6 Doctoral degrees, and 5 Master's degrees.

Based on 24 Reviews
9 Rice University Houston, TX

Rice University offers 4 Civil Engineering Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 40 students graduated in the study area of Civil Engineering with students earning 31 Bachelor's degrees, 5 Doctoral degrees, and 4 Master's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
10 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN

Vanderbilt University offers 4 Civil Engineering Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 37 students graduated in the study area of Civil Engineering with students earning 16 Bachelor's degrees, 15 Master's degrees, and 6 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA
5/5
8 : 1 11,331
Stanford University Stanford University Stanford, CA
5/5
6 : 1 16,980
Columbia University in the City of New York Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY
5/5
7 : 1 28,086
Harvard University Harvard University Cambridge, MA
5/5
14 : 1 29,652
California Institute of Technology California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA
5/5
7 : 1 2,255
Princeton University Princeton University Princeton, NJ
5/5
9 : 1 8,138
University of Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
5/5
12 : 1 24,876
Duke University Duke University Durham, NC
5/5
5 : 1 15,984
Rice University Rice University Houston, TX
5/5
10 : 1 6,719
Vanderbilt University Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN
5/5
4 : 1 12,567
Cornell University Cornell University Ithaca, NY
5/5
12 : 1 21,904
Northwestern University Northwestern University Evanston, IL
5/5
10 : 1 21,655
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
Washington University in St Louis Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO
5/5
9 : 1 14,688
Stevens Institute of Technology Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken, NJ
5/5
20 : 1 6,359
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art New York, NY
5/5
10 : 1 972
Johns Hopkins University Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
5/5
6 : 1 22,686
University Logo Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus Atlanta, GA
3/5
23 : 1 25,034
University of Notre Dame University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN
5/5
11 : 1 12,292
University of California-Berkeley University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
3/5
21 : 1 38,189
Colorado School of Mines Colorado School of Mines Golden, CO
4/5
19 : 1 6,054
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY
5/5
16 : 1 6,982
Tufts University Tufts University Medford, MA
5/5
11 : 1 11,137
University of Virginia-Main Campus University of Virginia-Main Campus Charlottesville, VA
4/5
11 : 1 23,883
University of California-Los Angeles University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
3/5
12 : 1 41,908

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