Bachelor On Campus

Civil Engineering

Purdue University Northwest

48 months
11523 USD/year
11523 USD/year
7942 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Everywhere you go, look around and you’ll see the work of civil engineers. We design, build, and maintain the foundations and infrastructure for our world — from interstate highways, suspension bridges, high-rise buildings and energy systems to seaports, airports and community centers. Learn more with the Civil Engineering program of Purdue University Northwest.


Why study civil engineering at Purdue Northwest?

As a major in the Civil Engineering program of Purdue University Northwest, you’ll enjoy meaningful interactions with faculty in small classes as part of an ABET-accredited program. You have the option to earn both a baccalaureate and a master’s engineering degree within five years.


Rigorous curriculum, experiential learning and small classes are just the beginning. We also maintain robust connections with the industries in our region, which gives you an edge in the marketplace.

You’ll have the opportunity to enter design competitions and complete a senior project that tackles real-world problems.

Career Paths

Civil engineers work in project management, field works, consulting, research and computer aided design. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for civil engineers was $83,540 in May 2016.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Drawing
  • Surveying And GIS
  • Civil Engineering Materials
  • Basic Mechanics (Statics)
  • Mechanics Of Materials
  • Construction Engineering Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students who have not attended a previous college must submit a non-refundable $25 application fee
  • PNW will accept unofficial copies of academic transcripts to start the international admissions process
  • Test scores
  • You must submit the documents listed below to obtain a student visa for studying in the United States. If you are granted admission, they will be required for PNW to issue your “Certificate of Eligibility” or I-20

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11523 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11523 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    11523 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11523 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7942 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Hammond

1012 - 1638 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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