Department Profile


  CE ENV Total
Senior 103 28 131
Junior 126 38 164
Sophomore 117 50 167
Freshman 88 26 114
Total CE & ENEV 434 142 576
2012-13 Graduates 91 21 112
  • We offer Bachelors degrees and minors in civil and environmental engineering, construction engineering and management, and a Master of Civil Engineering, Master of Applied Sciences, and Ph.D. degrees.
  • There are currently 32 faculty in the department. All classes are taught by these core faculty or by qualified adjunct faculty who are active in the profession. The department generates over $7 million in general and research expenditures every year.
  • Many of our faculty have won University, College of Engineering, or national teaching awards.
  • The College of Engineering at the University of Delaware is ranked among the top 50 in the nation by US News and World Report.
  • Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine consistently ranks UD in the top 15 on its "100 best values in public education" list.
  • Our student:faculty ratio is 14:1 in civil engineering and 5:1 in environmental engineering.
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  • About 25% of CEE freshmen are in the UD Honors Program.
  • Our department attracts high-quality students, whose average SAT score is over 1245.
  • About 25% of civil engineering majors and 50% of environmental engineering majors are women.
  • There are approximately 90 graduate students in the department; about half are working on master's degrees and the other half on doctoral degrees.
  • There are close to 450 undergraduates pursuing degrees in CEE.


  • Most of our undergraduates participate in either our internship program or our undergraduate research program.
  • More than 40% of UD students participate in Study Abroad programs.
  • Starting salaries for CEE graduates with bachelor's degrees range from $45,000–$59,000/year.
  • Of the companies participating in UD's tech fair during National Engineers Week, some 75% are looking for civil and environmental engineers.
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