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Civil Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Denver, CO, United States
At University of Colorado Denver, a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering opens the door to many areas of study including transportation and highways, hydrology and wastewater systems, structures and bridges, environmental and sustainability issues and geotechnical and earth design.
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Overview

Given the increase in population, the continuing development of second- and third-world countries and the eventual degradation of city infrastructure, civil engineers will always be in demand. 

The undergraduate Civil Engineering curriculum from University of Colorado Denver places an emphasis on the study of six areas of civil engineering: structures, environmental, geotechnical, transportation, hydrology and hydraulics and construction.

Sample Career Fields

  • Transportation engineering
  • Water treatment engineering
  • Structural engineering
  • Environmental engineering
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Construction engineering
  • Municipal engineering
  • Coastal engineering
  • Forensic engineering

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    130 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • CE Graphics
  • Intro to Civil
  • Calculus
  • Computing methods
  • Physics
  • Surveying
  • Eng Statistics
  • Fluid Mechanics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    75

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    537

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative high school GPA
  • Minimum 24 ACT composite or 1180 SAT composite
  • Minimum 25 ACT Math or 590 SAT Math 
  • For international students, the ACT/SAT requirement is waived; instead, international students must meet the minimum cumulative high school GPA requirement below and have completed three (3) years of high school math with a minimum 2.7 GPA in math courses. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26047 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26047 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    26047 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26047 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9782 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9782 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Denver

  • 1310 - 2220 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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