Civil Engineering (Bachelor of Science)
Wentworth undergraduate Civil Engineering students forge their skills working in labs with the same tools they'll use in their careers. Associate Professor Abigail Charest discusses the many ways that Civil Engineers improves people's lives and make an impact on the world around them. Through important work like increasing access to clean drinking water and providing safe bridges for people to cross, Civil Engineers save more lives than doctors every day.
Society entrusts civil engineers to create a sustainable future and enhance quality of life as planners, designers, constructors, and operators of one of society’s key economic and social engines—the built environment.
Best Ranking Engineering College
Wentworth is ranked #32 among the best engineering colleges by U.S. News & World Report based on its reputation and accreditation. Also ranked #4 Best Engineering Job in U.S. News & World Report with 1% unemployment rate.
Building the World of the Future
Wentworth Civil Engineering students work extensively in our lab spaces to build the skills they'll need to make an impact on society. A hands-on learning experience allows you to envision solutions to real challenges facing the world. Civil Engineers serve as stewards of the natural environment and its resources, as innovators and integrators of ideas and technology across public and private sectors and as leaders in discussions and decisions shaping public environmental and infrastructure policy.
Choose Your Civil Engineering Pathway
Wentworth's Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering program prepares students to enter this dynamic profession, pursue advanced studies, and become a licensed professional. The curriculum allows you to specialize your individual studies in geotechnical, structural, environmental, or infrastructure.
Co-op Experience with Top Employers
Through Wentworth’s strong network of employers, including many alumni, Civil Engineering students obtain professional experience during their two required cooperative work semesters. Partners hiring our co-op students include AECOM, Bond Brothers, Boston Water & Sewer Commission, Gilbane Building Co., Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), Skanska USA and Weston & Sampson Engineers.
High-Value and Rewarding Degree
Wentworth continues to climb in U.S. News & World Report for Best Engineering Colleges (Doctorate Not Offered).
Civil engineer's 2019 median pay in U.S. (source: U.S. Bureau of Labor)
Aggregate, Concrete, Geotechnical, Hydraulics, Wastewater
As ranked in 2021 by U.S. New & World Reports for best engineering jobs.
2021's Best Civil Engineering Programs
Best Value Schools ranked Wentworth's Civil Engineering degree as one of sixteen best degrees in the United States in 2021.