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Civil Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #501 (WUR) Newark, NJ, United States
Civil engineering is about the planning, design, construction and operation of facilities essential to modern life, ranging from bridges to transit systems. The Civil Engineering program is offered by New Jersey Institute of Technology.
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The Civil Engineering program is offered by New Jersey Institute of Technology. Civil engineers are problem solvers, meeting the challenges of community planning, water supply, structures, traffic congestion, energy needs, pollution, and infrastructure improvements. Societal needs, economic conditions and public safety are paramount in the work accomplished by civil engineers. Modern tools such as computer aided design (CAD), geographical information systems (GIS) and computer modeling are a necessity in all areas of civil engineering.

Civil engineers are sought by both private companies and public agencies for a variety of professional positions. Many work for engineering consulting firms or construction companies as design engineers, field engineers and project managers. They also join government agencies to oversee transportation, water supply, environmental protection, and resource management. Graduates are equally prepared to pursue MS and PhD degrees in allied fields, as well as business, management and law degrees.

The curriculum is structured to provide a broad undergraduate education with students taking courses in each of the recognized areas of civil engineering. The first two years focus on mathematics and basic science courses to provide a solid foundation for the engineering science and design courses that are taken in the junior and senior years. The program culminates in a two-semester capstone design course sequence in the senior year. The curriculum is computer intensive and includes a number of laboratory courses that reinforce concepts and principles taught in the classroom.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Fundamentals of Chemical Principles 
  • General Chemistry 
  • Fundamentals of Engineering Design
  • English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking 
  • Calculus 
  • Economics 
  • Fundamentals of Chemical Principles 
  • Computer Programming and Problem Solving
  • Physics 
  • Statistics and Probability for Engineers
  • Statics
  • Construction Materials and Procedures
  • Civil Engineering Methods
  • Society, Technology, and the Environment 
  • Differential Equations for Applications
  • Strength of Materials
  • Introduction to Environmental Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Hydraulics Laboratory
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Structural Analysis
  • Dynamics
  • The Pre-Modern World
  • The Modern World
  • The Twentieth-Century World
  • Reinforced Concrete Design
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Soil Mechanics Laboratory
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Sustainable Civil Engr Mat
  • Construction Materials Lab

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • High school academic record: We consider your entire record—especially your grades in math, science, and English. Your completed course work should include English composition, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, chemistry, and physics. If you're transferring from another school, you should also have completed pre-calculus and calculus.
  • We'll also take into account trends in your performance—for example, if your grades improved between your freshman and senior year.
  • Standardized test scores: SAT scores or ACT scores, using the math + critical reading composite. 
  • The average composite SAT score for our enrolling freshmen is 1190. If your score is below 1100, we recommend that you retake the test to try to raise it. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1237 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1237 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    529 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 529 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Newark

  • 935 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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