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

DDOT Awards $3.75M for Traffic Research and Analysis

Wed, January 23, 2019

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) has awarded a five-year grant of $3,750,000 to Civil and Environmental Engineering Associate Professor and Howard University Transportation Research Center (HUTRC) Director Stephen Arhin to conduct various traffic studies, traffic safety improvements and crash data analysis for the District of Columbia (DC) as part of the city’s Vision Zero Initiative. Read More >>

Associate Dean and Department Chair Kimberly Jones Addresses First Grand Challenge in Environmental Engineering for the 21st Century

Thu, January 10, 2019

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies and Civil and Environmental Engineering Department Chair Kimberly Jones served as a committee member for the development of a National Academies of Sciences, Medicine, and Engineering report on the "Grand Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental Engineering for the 21st Century." Read More >>

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