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Architecture and Civil Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
University rank #1072 (BCR) Washington, D. C., DC, United States
A dual degree in architecture and civil engineering combines these big-picture issues with hands-on design and planning. At Catholic University, you will take courses in architecture and engineering along with core classes in the liberal arts that will develop your critical thinking and writing skills. 
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The combination of broad knowledge and interdisciplinary studies embodies the Catholic Mind for Architecture and Civil Engineering through:

  • Design and planning
  • Critical thinking
  • Sustainability
  • Environmental design and engineering
  • Holistic view of architecture
Understanding the importance of planning and maintaining the human habitatThe interdisciplinary professional training offered by the dual degree in architecture and civil engineering will make you a competitive candidate in the job market after graduation. You will be armed with a strong technical foundation, hands-on design experience, and a broad base of knowledge in the liberal arts.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Intro to Designed Environment
  • General Chemistry for Eng. 
  • General Chemistry Lab
  • Rhetoric & Composition

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • A completed Common Application
  • The Common Application Essay
  • $55 non-refundable application fee (payable through the Common App)
  • Official High School Transcripts
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Confirmation of financial support
  • Secondary School Report with Transcripts (translated)
  • Receive admission packet with information for your visa
  • Proof of language proficiency 
  • Letter of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21930 USD per semester and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    43860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21930 USD per semester and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for Washington, D. C.

  • 1705 - 2980 USD/month
    Living Costs

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