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Civil Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #801 (ARWU) Bozeman, MT, United States
To prepare students for the quickly evolving field of engineering and construction practice, the Montana State University Department of Civil Engineering programs focus on fundamental engineering basics and the application of modern engineering tools. 
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Our civil and environmental engineering programs provide rigor in engineering science, design, and applications. Our construction programs emphasize engineering and management skills and the application of those skills to the construction industry.

As a land grant institution, the Department emphasizes undergraduate education coupled with a contemporary broad-based graduate program at the master's level and specialty doctorate degrees. These graduate programs prepare students for future changes in professional degree requirements and provide opportunities for students interested in research experiences across all levels of the curriculum.

Learning Outcomes

The objectives of the Civil Engineering program from the Montana State University are to prepare students with a Bachelor of Science degree to, in the first years after graduation:

  • enter the profession of Civil Engineering and advance in the profession to become registered professional engineers and leaders in the field of Civil Engineering;
  • work on multi-disciplinary teams and effectively communicate with Civil Engineers of various sub-disciplines, architects, contractors, the public and public agents, scientists and others to design and construct Civil Engineering projects;
  • begin to develop expertise in one of the sub-disciplines of Civil Engineering and engage in the life-long learning necessary to advance in the Civil Engineering profession;
  • contribute to society and the Civil Engineering profession through involvement in professional related and/or other service activity; and
  • conduct their affairs in a highly ethical manner holding paramount the safety, health and welfare of the public and striving to comply with the principles of sustainable development.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • The Environmental Engineering (ENVE) degree program merges principles from engineering, biology and chemistry in preparation of students to address the complex environmental challenges of today. 
  • Environmental engineering has, and continues to be, a critical expertise needed to address all forms of environmental challenges encountered in contemporary society. 
  • Notably, fully one-third of the fourteen grand challenges in engineering in the 21st century identified by the National Academy of Engineering significantly involve environmental engineering, from supplying clean drinking water to all the world’s inhabitants, to renewing our urban infrastructure, to managing the nitrogen cycle, to sequestering carbon. 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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.

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    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.

General Requirements

  • Admission Application: An application for admission may be submitted online or downloaded and printed; if completing the paper application, please return the completed and signed application form to the Office of Admissions. The application may also be obtained from a high school counselor or directly from the Office of Admissions.
  • High School Transcript: After graduation, a complete and official transcript must be sent directly from the high school to the Office of Admissions. Courses completed, GPA (on a 4.0 scale), rank in class (if available), and official date of graduation must be indicated on the transcript.
  • Approved High School Equivalency Exam: If an approved high school equivalency exam was taken in lieu of high school graduation, an official score report/transcript must be sent directly to the Office of Admissions from the Department of Education from the state in which the exam was given.
  • ACT/SAT Scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27400 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27400 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7770 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bozeman

  • 1099 - 2280 USD/month
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