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Civil and Environmental Engineering, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #981 (BCR) Fargo, ND, United States
Would you like to make this world a better place to live and improve the quality of life for all of us? You could do just that by choosing a career in civil engineering. Civil engineers are involved in a wide variety of projects affecting virtually everyone. These projects may include the designing of transportation networks (land, air or water), water supply and sewage systems, as well as buildings, dams and roads. The civil engineer plays a critical role in determining how our environment looks and functions.
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Civil engineers are professionals who have broad technical knowledge, possess strong problem solving skills and enjoy working with people. Their work is directly related to the public wellbeing and safety, and has a significant impact on decision making processes.
The graduates from North Dakota State University's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering apply their skills in all fields of the profession domestically and abroad. NDSU civil engineering graduates are sought by companies from all over the country at competitive salaries. They have most certainly put their education to good use, bettering themselves and the world in which they live. The department also offers graduate programs leading to a master’s degree or doctoral degree in civil engineering.

The mission of the civil engineering program is to:
  • Provide quality education to prepare nationally competitive undergraduate students for a successful career in civil engineering;
  • Provide advanced skills and knowledge in state-of-the-art research and design in sub-areas of civil engineering for graduate students; and
  • Provide service to the University, engineering profession and the public.

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 Included:
  • General Chemistry I and Lab
  • Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Structural Engineering and Analysis
  • Structural Steel Design
  • Contracts and Specifications
  • Mechanics of Materials

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

Minimum academic qualifications have been determined for education systems in most countries, yet some programs require higher scores for selective admission.

All students should have an educational background in the core curriculum of: science, mathematics, social science/history, and English to be considered for admission.

This requirement must be met prior to the application deadline and the student's cumulative grade point average (GPA) or score at each institution should be included on the academic record itself or on a separate letter from a school official.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    282 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 282 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fargo

  • 870 - 1260 USD/month
    Living Costs

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