Frequently Asked Questions

I am interested in applying to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. What is the process?
The process for applying to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is the same process as applying to any other department in the University. For both domestic and international admissions, please refer to the Howard University Admissions page.

How long is the program?
The Bachelor of Civil Engineering program is a four-year degree program, professionally accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

I am visiting Washington D.C. Can I meet with faculty and students?
Yes! We welcome visitors at all times of the year.

Do you offer a BS in environmental engineering?
No. We offer the following degree programs in civil engineering: Bachelor of Science, Master of Engineering, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy.

News

Joseph Receives the 2018 NCC ACI Outstanding Student Award

Mon, April 23, 2018

Florantine Monica Joseph, a graduating senior in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is the recipient of the 2018 National Capital Chapter - American Concrete Institute (NCC ACI) Outstanding Student Award. She was recognized at the NCC ACI Student Award Dinner on April 18, 2018 in Tysons Corner, Virginia. Read More >>

Associate Professor Ahlam I. Shalaby Publishes Fluid Mechanics Textbook

Mon, March 26, 2018

Civil and Environmental Engineering Associate Professor Ahlam I. Shalaby recognizes three basic problems in fluid mechanics, which she meticulously addresses in her textbook Fluid Mechanics for Civil and Environmental Engineers. Read More >>

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