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Civil Engineering at Catholic University of America

If you plan to study civil engineering, take a look at what Catholic University of America has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

CUA is located in Washington, District of Columbia and has a total student population of 5,366. In 2021, 31 civil eng majors received their bachelor's degree from CUA.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Civil Engineering section at the bottom of this page.

CUA Civil Engineering Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Eng
  • Master’s Degree in Civil Eng
  • Doctorate Degree in Civil Eng

CUA Civil Engineering Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks civil eng programs across the country. The following shows how CUA performed in these rankings.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The civil eng major at CUA is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Civil Engineering. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Civil Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 56
Most Popular Civil Engineering Master’s Degree Schools 125

In 2021, 11 students received their master’s degree in civil eng from CUA. This makes it the #126 most popular school for civil eng master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 3 students who received their doctoral degrees in civil eng, making the school the #98 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Civil Eng Graduates from CUA Make?

The median salary of civil eng students who receive their bachelor's degree at CUA is $67,219. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 10% higher than the national average of $61,387 for all civil eng bachelor's degree recipients.


Civil Eng Student Demographics at CUA

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the civil eng majors at Catholic University of America.

CUA Civil Engineering Bachelor’s Program

26% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 31 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from CUA in 2020-2021, 74% were men and 26% were women.


About 52% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in civil eng at CUA are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Catholic University of America with a bachelor's in civil eng.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 16
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

CUA Civil Engineering Master’s Program

27% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 73% of civil eng master's degrees went to men and 27% went to women.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Catholic University of America with a master's in civil eng.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 0
International Students 10
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

CUA also has a doctoral program available in civil eng. In 2021, 3 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Civil Eng Grads May Go Into

A degree in civil eng can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for Catholic University of America.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
Engineers 2,640 $132,530
Architectural and Engineering Managers 1,360 $152,130
Civil Engineers 1,110 $99,820
Environmental Engineers 330 $100,060


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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