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Civil Engineering

The University of Akron

B.Sc. On Campus
48 months
Duration
15500 USD/year
15500 USD/year
11635 USD/year
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About

The Civil Engineering program of The University of Akron prepares students to plan, design, build and operate the infrastructure of modern society - roadways, buildings, airports, seaports, tunnels, dams, bridges, even water supply and sewage systems.

Overview

Civil Engineering Fundamentals

Core curriculum includes:

  • mathematics
  • solid and fluid mechanics
  • engineering materials
  • environmental reactions

Explore a range of specializations to tailor your degree to your interests:

  • environmental
  • geotechnical
  • hydraulic
  • structural construction
  • transportation engineering

Our Faculty

  • incorporate real engineering design challenges into courses
  • collaborate on research with students and colleagues at UA, other schools, government agencies and private industries

Hands-on Research

Experience civil engineering firsthand through our research facilities: 

Five major labs:

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Hydraulics
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Structural Materials
  • Transportation

Every year, our American Society of Civil Engineers student chapter successfully competes against other schools in regional and national Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge contests.

Real World Experience

Gain important practical professional experience through the optional cooperative education program in the engineering field of your choice, offered in the Civil Engineering program of The University of Akron. Through co-op, you’ll alternate semesters of work and school following your sophomore year. As an added benefit, you are likely to earn a competitive salary.

Degrees and Preparation

A degree in civil engineering paves the way to careers in design, construction research and teaching. Civil engineers also work as construction site supervisors or city engineers. Many civil engineers specialize in a particular area such as:

  • structural
  • water resources
  • environmental,
  • construction
  • transportation
  • geotechnical engineering

Career Outlook

Opportunities are growing for civil engineers as the demand increases for:

  • high capacity transportation
  • water supply and pollution control systems
  • larger buildings and building complexes

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Principles of Chemistry
  • Analytic Geometry-Calculus
  • Tools for Civil Engineering
  • Analytic Geometry-Calculus
  • Basic Surveying
  • Statics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Credits

136 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
71
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
48
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts
  • Official Proof of English Proficiency
  • Official SAT/ACT (Optional, required only for scholarships and direct admission)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11635 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11635 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

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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