Civil Engineering Degree at University of Kansas

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Civil Engineering Degree

The civil engineering program at University of Kansas prepares students for careers with the private industry, consulting firms, and government agencies. The program focuses on applying mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development, and operational evaluation. Program courses include: engineering communication, civil engineering measurements, environmental engineering, reinforced concrete design, steel design, project design and construction management, fluid mechanics, and environmental safety measures. Get more details below including other Kansas colleges that offer civil engineering degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Civil Engineering Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. University of Kansas has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

Bachelor's Degree54
Master's Degree29
Doctorate Degree4

Students by Gender (2015)


Students by Race (2015)

American Indian2
Multiple Races2
Non Resident Alien19

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Civil Engineering program at University of Kansas, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Architectural and Engineering Managers


Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, architectural and engineering managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.0% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Lawrence, KS
    • Total Employment: 50

Civil Engineers


Perform engineering duties in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of building structures, and facilities, such as roads, railroads, airports, bridges, harbors, channels, dams, irrigation projects, pipelines, power plants, and water and sewage systems.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, civil engineers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 8.4% from 2014 to 2024

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary


Teach courses pertaining to the application of physical laws and principles of engineering for the development of machines, materials, instruments, processes, and services. Includes teachers of subjects such as chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, mineral, and petroleum engineering. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Civil Engineering Programs in Kansas

Civil Engineering programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 82 students completed this program


  • Civil Engineering (B,M,D)
  • Geotechnical Engineering (B,M,D)
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering (B,M,D)

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