Civil Engineering Degree at West Virginia University (WVU)

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Civil Engineering Degree

The civil engineering program at West Virginia University 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 West Virginia 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. West Virginia University has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree89
Master's Degree13

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male87
Female15

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian1
Black2
Hispanic2
White88
Multiple Races1
Non Resident Alien8

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

Students who have completed the Civil Engineering program at WVU, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

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

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

  • Morgantown, WV
    • Total Employment: 120
    • Average Hourly Rate: $32.60
    • Average Annual Salary: $67820

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 West Virginia

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,...)

West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Montgomery, WV
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Civil Engineering (B)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
85.81%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
90%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
20:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
22

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$8,007