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Why Civil Engineering at Valpo?

Students in Civil Engineering at Valpo work directly with faculty who bring years of professional engineering experience to the classroom. The curriculum balances theory with practical, hands-on experience in state-of-the-art laboratories in structural engineering, environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, traffic engineering, and fluid mechanics.

Civil Engineering students develop strong communication and leadership skills to accompany their technical expertise. Well-rounded Valpo engineers are highly sought by industry, as evidenced by an overall engineering placement rate of greater than 99% over the past four years.

Civil Engineering Highlights

99% Placement Rate

for College of Engineering graduates overall

ABET Accreditation

Valpo’s Civil Engineering Program is reviewed by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

Diverse Possibilities

The career opportunities for Civil Engineering majors are diverse. It will prepare graduates for a variety of careers.

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Opportunity Abounds in Civil Engineering
Since her arrival on campus, Rebecca Valliere ’18 has fully immersed herself in the College of Engineering. She has thrived in the small, collaborative community, developing close relationships with her fellow students and faculty and discovering a true passion for civil engineering…
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