Civil Engineering Degree at University of Kentucky

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Civil Engineering Degree

The civil engineering program at University of Kentucky 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 Kentucky 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 Kentucky has offered the following academic levels for students:

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

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree81
Master's Degree20
Doctorate Degree5

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male92
Female14

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black4
Hispanic2
White92
Multiple Races2
Non Resident Alien5
Unknown1

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 Kentucky, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Architectural and Engineering Managers

Description

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

  • Lexington-Fayette, KY
    • Total Employment: 490
    • Average Hourly Rate: $51.99
    • Average Annual Salary: $108130

Civil Engineers

Description

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

Salary & Wages

  • Lexington-Fayette, KY
    • Total Employment: 520
    • Average Hourly Rate: $35.50
    • Average Annual Salary: $73840

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

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 Kentucky

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,...)

University of Louisville

Louisville, KY
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Civil Engineering (B,M,D)

Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Civil Engineering (B)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
89.11%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
94%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
17:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
6

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$8,708