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Civil Engineering at Northwestern University

The Civil Engineering major is part of the engineering program at Northwestern University.

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. In addition, we cover how Northwestern U ranks in comparison to other schools with civil eng programs.

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Civil Engineering Degrees Available at Northwestern U

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Eng
  • Master’s Degree in Civil Eng
  • Doctorate Degree in Civil Eng

Northwestern U Civil Eng Rankings

The bachelor's program at Northwestern U was ranked #35 on College Factual's Best Schools for civil eng list. It is also ranked #2 in Illinois.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Civil Engineering 35
Best Value Colleges for Civil Engineering 144
Most Focused Colleges for Civil Engineering 246

Popularity of Civil Eng at Northwestern U

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Northwestern University handed out 13 bachelor's degrees in civil engineering. Due to this, the school was ranked #213 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 19% over the previous year when 16 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 54 students received their master’s degree in civil eng from Northwestern U. This makes it the #26 most popular school for civil eng master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 7 students received their doctoral degrees in civil eng in 2018, making the school the #56 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Northwestern U Civil Eng Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the civil eng majors at Northwestern University.

Northwestern U Civil Engineering Bachelor’s Program

The civil eng program at Northwestern U awarded 13 bachelor's degrees in 2017-2018. About 54% of these degrees went to men with the other 46% going to women.

Northwestern U Gender Breakdown of Civil Engineering Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Northwestern U are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 54% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor's in civil eng.

Ethnic Diversity of Civil Engineering Majors at Northwestern University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 7
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 1

Northwestern U Civil Engineering Master’s Program

Of the 54 students who graduated with a Master’s in civil eng from Northwestern U in 2018, 63% were men and 37% were women.

Northwestern U Gender Breakdown of Civil Engineering Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Northwestern University with a master's in civil eng.

Ethnic Diversity of Civil Engineering Majors at Northwestern University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 7
Non-Resident Aliens 40
Other Races 0

Areas of Concentration for Civil Eng

Civil Engineering students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
General Civil Engineering 74

Related Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 143
Industrial Engineering 111
Biomedical Engineering 103
Other Engineering 100
Chemical Engineering 89

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