Current Undergraduate Students

As a Civil Engineering undergraduate student you have many opportunities to plan your curriculum and even more opportunities to build your future in civil engineering!

CE concrete canoe team

CE Concrete Canoe Team

You can explore the nine areas of study within civil engineering along with selecting your technical and general education electives. You and your advisor can discuss your career goals to tailor a program to meet your goals. See the BSCE Plan of Study to learn more about the courses you can choose within these areas.

You have many choices that await you here at Purdue

In our global study abroad programs you may find yourself in New Zealand, Australia, or Germany. Meet some of our CE students who have studied abroad, and read about their exciting adventures in Europe.

We have a number of student organizations such as ASCE where you and fellow civil engineering students can build concrete canoes, bridges, and attend national conferences.

Many undergraduate research opportunities are available to our students. As a member of a research team, you will help publish papers on exciting projects, have the opportunity to work side-by-side with our outstanding faculty, and utilize the Lyles School’s state-of-the-art research facilities — which includes more than 20 research and teaching laboratories, two large computer laboratories, and classrooms.

There are abundant job opportunities for civil engineering students and graduates. Visit our Industry Opportunities website to find out who is looking for an intern, join our Co-Op program, or drop by the CE main office to talk about your career goals.