Civil Engineering by the Numbers

See how the Lyles School stacks up!

While civil engineers may not be crunching numbers like accountants on a daily basis, there's no doubt that some appreciation of math helped draw them to Purdue and the Lyles School of Civil Engineering. Below, we’ve provided some by-the-numbers information about our program for your reading pleasure:

Living Alumni — more than 11,000

Square footage of CE space — 208, 163

U.S. News and World Report rankings:
Undergraduate — 4
Graduate — 6

Number of students:
Undergraduate — 510
Graduate — 356

Number of faculty — 58

Average starting salary of undergrads — $53,142


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