Best Colleges with Structural Engineering Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Structural Engineering, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Structural Engineering is offered at a small amount of schools, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Structural Engineering degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Structural Engineering degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Structural Engineering.

The Best Structural Engineering Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA

University of California-San Diego offers 3 Structural Engineering Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 198 students graduated in the study area of Structural Engineering with students earning 137 Bachelor's degrees, 45 Master's degrees, and 16 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
2 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California offers 2 Structural Engineering Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 69 students graduated in the study area of Structural Engineering with students earning 56 Master's degrees, and 13 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews
3 Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO

Washington University in St Louis offers 0 Structural Engineering Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb.

Based on 36 Reviews
4 Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA

Lehigh University offers 2 Structural Engineering Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a small city. In 2015, 32 students graduated in the study area of Structural Engineering with students earning 24 Master's degrees, and 8 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
5 New York University New York, NY

New York University offers 1 Structural Engineering Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 1 students graduated in the study area of Structural Engineering with students earning 1 Master's degree.

Based on 60 Reviews
6 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor offers 1 Structural Engineering Degree program. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 3 students graduated in the study area of Structural Engineering with students earning 3 Master's degrees.

Based on 128 Reviews
7 Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL

Illinois Institute of Technology offers 1 Structural Engineering Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 37 students graduated in the study area of Structural Engineering with students earning 37 Master's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
8 University of Central Florida Orlando, FL

University of Central Florida offers 2 Structural Engineering Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 11 students graduated in the study area of Structural Engineering with students earning 11 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 68 Reviews
9 Seattle University Seattle, WA

Seattle University offers 2 Structural Engineering Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city.

Based on 12 Reviews
10 San Diego State University San Diego, CA

San Diego State University offers 1 Structural Engineering Degree program. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 1 students graduated in the study area of Structural Engineering with students earning 1 Doctoral degree.

Based on 44 Reviews

List of Structural Engineering Schools in the U.S.

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  • Associate's
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Program Length
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of California-San Diego University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA
3/5
15 : 1 32,906
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
Lehigh University Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA
5/5
13 : 1 7,054
New York University New York University New York, NY
5/5
8 : 1 50,027
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI
3/5
7 : 1 43,651
Illinois Institute of Technology Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL
5/5
20 : 1 7,792
University of Central Florida University of Central Florida Orlando, FL
2/5
41 : 1 62,953
Seattle University Seattle University Seattle, WA
5/5
13 : 1 7,405
San Diego State University San Diego State University San Diego, CA
2/5
31 : 1 34,254
Milwaukee School of Engineering Milwaukee School of Engineering Milwaukee, WI
5/5
17 : 1 2,906
California State Polytechnic University-Pomona California State Polytechnic University-Pomona Pomona, CA
2/5
31 : 1 23,717
Missouri University of Science and Technology Missouri University of Science and Technology Rolla, MO
3/5
22 : 1 8,886
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg Middletown, PA
3/5
17 : 1 4,678
California State University-Northridge California State University-Northridge Northridge, CA
2/5
32 : 1 41,548
University of Akron Main Campus University of Akron Main Campus Akron, OH
3/5
23 : 1 23,101
Western Michigan University Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI
3/5
23 : 1 23,529
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg, PA
2/5
23 : 1 19,121
College of Southern Nevada College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV
2/5
42 : 1 33,313
Polytechnic Institute of New York University Polytechnic Institute of New York University Brooklyn, NY

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What degrees do people get in Structural Engineering?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 2 Colleges 1 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 6 Colleges 180 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 4 Colleges 8 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 4 Colleges 25 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 12 Colleges 196 Graduates

Structural Engineering Degree Overview

When it comes to choosing a Structural Engineering degree, there are many selections for a traditional degree as well as higher education options. Earning a degree in Structural Engineering may take more time than just your traditional degree as it is common to acquire advanced degrees as companion to the traditional. The most typical Structural Engineering degree earned was a master's degree and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular Structural Engineering degree that people obtain is a bachelor's degree. While a master's degree is slightly more popular, both are very typical options. Although an associate's degree is offered at some schools, getting a traditional degree is not very common. At this point, it comes down to pinpointing the degree based on what your goals are by earning a degree in Structural Engineering. After that, the next steps will be to find the right school that offers that degree based on your flexibility and your needs.

Average cost of college for a Structural Engineering degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$7,137 Public In-State
$9,921 Public Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$9,166 Public In-State
$42,599 Private In-State
$23,688 Public Out-of-State
$42,599 Private Out-of-State
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