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Undergraduate programs

Engineering that helps people

"I knew that I wanted to help people, as a lot of engineers do. And it’s just a really great way to apply those skills directly to people’s lives—with clean water, the environment, and sustainability. [...] A lot of the classes that we end up taking are very focused on the real world and real problems that have happened."

—Samantha Volkmeier, Environmental Engineering

Majors and programs

Solve real-world problems with a degree in civil, environmental, or geo- engineering. You'll gain engineering skills, knowledge, and experiences to improve life for humans, while protecting the earth and its resources. 


The Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering (CEGE) is among the College of Science and Engineering’s top awarders of undergraduate scholarships each year.

Scholarship opportunities


in scholarships awarded to CEGE students in 2023-24


How to apply Take a first step toward a fulfilling career with a major in civil, environmental, or geo- engineering.


Gain valuable engineering work experiences. We help students find internships where they can thrive.

Internship opportunities


Get professional job experience for academic credit through a full-time, six-month work assignment. 

Co-op program

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