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Civil Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #751 (QS) 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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Overview

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.

Key Facts

One of the nation’s leading public polytechnic universities, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) prepares students to be leaders in the technology-dependent economy of the 21st century.  

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    133 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

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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

    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:

    550

    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

  • All students who apply to NJIT must submit an official high school transcript in English. When evaluating your application for undergraduate admission, we are interested in understanding how you challenged yourself relative to the curriculum that was available at your school and the trends in your performance—especially your grades in math, science, and English.
  • Your completed coursework should include English Composition, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Chemistry and Physics. We also consider the GPA that is indicated on your high school transcript. We look for students in the top 25 percent of their class. For schools that don't use a ranking system, we consider a 3.0 GPA or higher to be equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30160 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30160 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    14448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14448 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Newark

  • 935 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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