Fast Facts

Below you will find fast facts regarding CEM culture, student enrollment, curriculum, internships, and more. 

CEM Fast Facts

A Construction Engineering and Management Perspective

  • Engineering program with additional focus in construction operations management
  • 1 of 16 majors offered by internationally renowned Purdue College of Engineering
  • Average enrollment ~120 students
  • Small class sizes
  • Strong sense of community
  • High-energy learning environment
  • 130 credit hours
  • 4 student organizations run by CEM students
  • Students complete 3 full-time paid internships
  • We place students with over 30 sponsor companies every summer
  • Students have worked with more than 180 companies throughout our program’s history
  • 100% job placement rate
  • CEM faculty and staff support our graduates through the job search process
  • Graduates are employed by many of the nation’s largest and most advanced construction firms
  • $61,000 average starting salary

A Purdue Engineering Perspective

  • Purdue College of Engineering ranked #9 in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report
  • 7,800 undergraduates
  • 3,000 graduate students
  • 1,000+ campus-wide student organizations
  • 100 engineering student organizations