Civil engineering is a division of the professional engineering which involves the maintenance, plan, design and construction of the physical world and infrastructures essential today. Roads, bridges, pipeline, railways, etc. are constructed by the civil engineers. According to payscale.com, the average salary for a Civil Engineer in India is ₹310,161.
Following are the top 10 Civil engineering colleges for under-graduation in USA:
Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the leading public research colleges in the USA. It has 28 schools and 6 colleges that focus on Business, Design, Engineering, Computing, Liberal Arts, and Sciences. The main campus of the institute is located in Atlanta, Georgia. Two other campuses are located in France and China. Along with the course in civil engineering, it also offers courses in mechanical, chemical and electrical engineering. The institute aims to improve the human life by the advancing technology and science.
University of California—Berkeley was established in 1868 with a vision to contribute more to the happiness and glory of the coming generation than the gold of California. It has over 350 degree programs. The alumni of the institute holds 31 Nobel prizes till now. Over 117 gold, 51 silver and 39 bronze medals have been won by the alumni of this institute. It is the institute that was formed after merging two other institutes, namely the private College of California in Oakland and the Agricultural, Mining and Mechanical, Arts College.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology aims on education, research and innovation and on making a world through them. With the mission to serve the nation, the institute makes commitment to generating and preserving knowledge. The students are encouraged to work creatively, wisely and effectively. The institute is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. MIT is also a member of the ‘Association of American Universities’. MIT has housed 97 Nobel Prize winners.
Purdue University–West Lafayette is a member of the ‘Association of American Universities’. It is located in West Lafayette, Indiana. The institute offers over 200 undergraduate majors, 69 doctoral and masters programs. It has more than 900 student organizations. Pursue University has housed 13 Nobel Prizes. One of its alumnus was Ward Pioneer who was behind the first Wiki application.
University of Texas at Austin was founded in 1910. The university has over 100 fields of study. According to the National Science Foundation Survey of Earned Doctorates, 2013, the university has emerged as one of the top producers of doctoral degrees. Along with excellence, it is dedicated to creativity, teaching and leadership. The individuals here, work together to meet the challenges by bringing knowledge and innovation together.
The innovative research at the University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign aims at tackling the global problems and expanding the experience. It was founded in the year 1867. The university has been associated with 29 Pulitzer prizes. It has become a world-class leader in teaching, research and public engagement. The library of the university is one of the largest public universities.
University of Michigan–Ann Arbor has been ranked 4 in the list of U.S. public university. It aims to have a positive impact on the world. It has also been ranked 1 in the list of public research universities. The university provides free tuition for the students whose family income is $65,000 or under with assets below $50,000. The university offers over 3000 courses. The athletics team Wolverine has won over 50 national championships in 12 sports.
Virginia Tech is a public research university with its central campus in Blacksburg, Virginia. It offers over 280 undergraduate programs. The university re-imagines the intersection of education and technology to tackle problems at the global scale. The students are encouraged to push the boundaries of knowledge to make a difference in the world. It has a graduate school and 9 colleges. It has ranked 48 in the list of university research institutes in the United States.
Texas A & M University was found in 1876 and was the first public institution for higher state in the state. It is located in College Station, Texas. As of 2020, the institute houses the largest student body. The university has more than 69,000 students and offers round 133 undergraduate programs. The research and the projects at the university are funded by NASA, the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health and the Office of Naval Research. It aims to set the standard in everything.
Carnegie Mellon University is a private university present in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Carnegie Institute of Technology was amalgamated with the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research in 1967 to form the Carnegie Mellon University. It is a renowned institution globally.
These were the top 10 Civil engineering colleges for under-graduation in USA.