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Civil Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #701 (QS) Worcester, MA, United States
As a student in the Civil Engineering program of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, you’ll master and apply the fundamentals and be able to specialize. Be immersed in protecting the earth’s air and water, in the engineering behavior of earth materials, or in finding better ways to move people and goods.
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Overview

Key Features

Examine the space where the natural world and the urban environment meet, or come to understand the complexities and impact the future of construction practices. Whatever your path, the project-based learning approach of the Civil Engineering program of Worcester Polytechnic Institute guarantees hands-on experiences. You’ll build leadership and cultivate ingenuity, typically in collaboration with industry partners and always with the support of faculty advisors.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Pursuing your BS in Civil Engineering at WPI lets you chart your own course by studying broadly or focusing your studies with these specializations:

  • Structural and Geotechnical
  • Environmental
  • Transportation
  • Urban and Environmental Planning
  • Construction Engineering and Project Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    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:

    7

    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.

General Requirements

  • Complete your application through the Common Application
  • School transcript
  • School counselor letter of recommendation
  • Teacher letter of recommendation (math or science teacher preferred)
  • Submit Test Scores (optional)
  • Personal interviews in support of your application are available on-campus and in a limited number of cities around the world
  • In addition to the regular application process, international (non-immigrant) students must meet certain standards, including proof of English proficiency and financial documentation, to join WPI

Tuition Fee

  • International

    53100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53100 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    53100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53100 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Worcester

  • 1100 - 1620 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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