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Valparaiso University BS in Civil Engineering

The main focus area for this major is General Civil Engineering. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Civil Engineering is a major offered under the engineering program of study at Valparaiso University. Here, you’ll find out more about the major bachelor’s degree program in civil eng, including such details as the number of graduates, ethnicity of students, related majors and concentrations, and more.

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Rankings for the Valpo BS in Civil Eng

#89 in the U.S
#4 in Indiana

In order to help students and their parents find the best school for them, we have created several different types of college rankings, which are updated yearly. The bachelor's program at Valpo was ranked #89 on College Factual's Best Schools for civil eng list. It is also ranked #4 in Indiana.

Here are some of the other rankings for Valpo.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Civil Engineering 49
Most Focused Colleges for Civil Engineering 76
Best Civil Engineering Schools 89
Best Civil Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 92
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Civil Engineering 179
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Civil Engineering 200
Most Popular Colleges for Civil Engineering 206
Best Value Colleges for Civil Engineering 218

How Much Does a Bachelor’s in Civil Eng from Valpo Cost?

$43,286 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)
$27,000 Average Student Debt

Valpo Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Part-time undergraduates at Valpo paid an average of $1,840 per credit hour in 2019-2020. This tuition was the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for undergraduates.

In State Out of State
Tuition $41,940 $41,940
Fees $1,346 $1,346
Books and Supplies $1,200 $1,200
On Campus Room and Board $12,620 $12,620
On Campus Other Expenses $1,620 $1,620

Learn more about Valpo tuition and fees.

Valpo Civil Eng BS Student Debt

One way to think about how much a school will cost is to look at how much in student loans that you have to take out to get your degree. Civil Eng students who received their bachelor’s degree at Valpo took out an average of $27,000 in student loans. That is 16% higher than the national average of $23,346.

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How Much Can You Make With a BS in Civil Eng From Valpo?

$57,100 Average Salary
Average Earnings Boost

civil eng who receive their bachelor’s degree from Valpo make an average of $57,100 a year during the early days of their career. That is about the same as the national average of $57,979.

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Does Valpo Offer an Online BS in Civil Eng?

Online degrees for the Valpo civil eng bachelor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Valpo Online Learning page.

Valpo Bachelor’s Student Diversity for Civil Eng

27 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
48.1% Women
11.1% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 27 bachelor’s degrees in civil eng handed out to qualified students. The charts and tables below give more information about these students.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 48.1% of the students who received their BS in civil eng in 2019-2020 were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 27.3%.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a bachelor’s degree in civil eng at Valpo in 2019-2020, 11.1% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 31%.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 14
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

BS in Civil Eng Focus Areas at Valpo

Civil Engineering students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
General Civil Engineering 27

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to civil engineering.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Biomedical Engineering 8
Computer Engineering 20
Electrical Engineering 23
Mechanical Engineering 53

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References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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