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Civil Engineering, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
West Hartford, CT, United States
The Civil Engineering program at University of Hartford prepares you for careers in various areas such as structural, geotechnical, transportation, environmental, water resources, and construction engineering. 
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Civil engineers will help solve critical challenges of the 21st century by rebuilding our nation’s infrastructure; planning, designing, constructing, and maintaining our built environment while protecting our natural resources; and leading multidisciplinary teams to achieve a sustainable world and raise the global quality of life.

Our Civil Engineering program at University of Hartford provides undergraduate laboratories and student-oriented collaborative space for research and project-based learning opportunities. Students creatively develop innovative solutions to issues facing society working alongside engaged faculty members and professional practitioners.

Career Outlook

Our civil engineering program is designed to prepare you for career success.

Our graduates go on to work at companies like state Department of Transportation (DOT), Fuss & O'Neill, Tighe & Bond, Turner Construction, Bursich Associates, and Whiting-Turner Contracting Company.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Freshman Dialogue 
  • Engineering and Design 
  • Graphic Communication
  • Calculus 
  • Academic Writing 
  • Engineering Computer Applications
  • Calculus-Based Physics 
  • A Western Heritage: The Humanities
  • General Biology 
  • Introductory Biology 
  • Descriptive Geology 
  • Civil Engineering Materials Laboratory 
  • Dynamics 
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Engineering by Design 
  • Engineering Probability and Statistics
  • Structural Steel Design
  • Water Resources Engineering 
  • College Chemistry 
  • Engineering Practice 
  • Ethics in the Professions 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 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

  • Web Application - Please complete this online application.
  • The Common Application – Please complete this application if you are attending a High/Prep School in the US or an International School overseas.
  • If English is not your native language you are required to prove that your language ability is meets our minimum standard.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40490 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40490 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for West Hartford

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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