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Civil Engineering, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Ames, IA, United States
Civil engineers monitor public safety, health, and productivity; they plan, design, and supervise construction, operation,and maintenance of public and private facilities.
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Overview

Iowa State’s civil engineering program is one of the 10 largest in the United States in number of graduates, and features distinguished faculty with awards in teaching, advising, research, and publishing. The capstone design courses are conducted in an office environment, and laboratory classes provide hands-on applications in groups of three to five students.

Your coursework will introduce you to the various areas of civil engineering, such as structural, environmental, geotechnical, materials, transportation, and surveying.

As a civil engineer you will investigate complex engineering situations, preparing you for many career paths including transportation engineer; highway designer and planner; city, county, or sanitary engineer;Army Corps engineer;construction supervisor; soil engineer; surveyor; or forest engineer.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Iowa State University operates on a rolling admissions basis.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to the Civil Engineering Profession
  • Fundamentals of Surveying I
  • Civil Engineering Learning Community
  • Engineering Problems with Computational Laboratory
  • Graphics for Civil Engineering
  • Engineering Economic Analysis and Professional Issues in Civil Engineering
  • Project Management for Civil Engineers

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    530

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General Requirements

  • Applicants must have achieved above-average academic performance in their previous education. We have outlined the minimum academic requirements by country. Please note that these are minimum requirements, not guarantees of admission. We may impose more rigorous requirements to meet the university’s enrollment needs.
  • English Proficiency Requirement
  • SAT/ACT Examinations
  • Application Fee
  • Summary of Required Supplemental Materials
  • Academic Records

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24862 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12431 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    23230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11615 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8042 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4021 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Ames

  • 1158 - 1800 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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