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Civil and Environmental Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

The programme

  • At UNO, our civil and environmental program, accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), will qualify you to remedy mounting environmental and infrastructure issues facing society.
  • Since the devastating Gulf Coast hurricanes of 2005, the city of New Orleans has been left with much to rebuild. In addressing this effort and others like it, civil and environmental engineering has become a deeply relevant discipline. As a student of civil and environmental engineering, you will enjoy a curriculum with an emphasis on environmental, geotechnical, structural, or water resources engineering. This program strives to produce graduates proficient in the areas of specialty that serve the New Orleans Metropolitan Area and other major urban areas.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Students upon securing a degree in Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering will have the following abilities:

  • Graduates receiving the B.S. in Civil Engineering will have the ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  • Graduates receiving the B.S. in Civil Engineering will have the ability to design and conduct experiments as well as analyze and interpret data.
  • Graduates receiving the B.S. in Civil Engineering will have the ability to design a system, component or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints, economic, political, environmental, social, ethical, health, sustainability and manufacturability.

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    70

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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

GPA & Curriculum RequirementAll in-state applicants are required to have a high school core GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale based on the Regents' Core (Core 4 or TOPS University Curriculum)*.International Freshmen Applicants

Minimum admission requirements for freshmen:

  • Official transcripts with English translations
  • A cumulative high school GPA of 2.5 as calculated by the UNO Admissions office
  • Math Test Scores (one of the following):      ACT 19      SAT 500
  • English Test Scores (one of the following):      ACT 18      SAT 25 (Writing & Language)      TOEFL 70      IELTS 6.0

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14190 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9354 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New Orleans

  • 1125 - 2160 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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