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Civil Engineering at Syracuse University

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

Syracuse is located in Syracuse, New York and has a total student population of 21,322. Of the 4,193 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University in 2021, 30 of them were civil engineering majors.

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.

Syracuse Civil Engineering Degrees Available

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

Syracuse Civil Engineering Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the civil eng progam at Syracuse compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The civil eng major at Syracuse 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 Value Civil Engineering Doctor’s Degree Schools 110
Most Focused Civil Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 244
Most Focused Civil Engineering Schools 245

In 2021, 16 students received their master’s degree in civil eng from Syracuse. This makes it the #95 most popular school for civil eng master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 5 students who received their doctoral degrees in civil eng, making the school the #71 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Civil Eng Graduates from Syracuse Make?

The median salary of civil eng students who receive their bachelor's degree at Syracuse is $60,439. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $61,387 for all civil eng students.


Civil Eng Student Demographics at Syracuse

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

Syracuse Civil Engineering Bachelor’s Program

40% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 30 civil eng students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from Syracuse, about 60% were men and 40% were women. The typical civil eng bachelor's degree program is made up of only 29% women. So female students are more repesented at Syracuse since its program graduates 11% more women than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 8% more racial-ethnic minorities in its civil eng bachelor's program than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 14
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Syracuse Civil Engineering Master’s Program

During the 2020-2021 academic year, 16 students graduated with a master's degree in civil eng from Syracuse. About 100% were men and 0% were women.


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

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

Syracuse also has a doctoral program available in civil eng. In 2021, 5 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 NY, the home state for Syracuse University.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Civil Engineers 16,790 $102,250
Architectural and Engineering Managers 7,330 $161,670
Engineers 4,910 $95,270
Environmental Engineers 3,100 $90,470
Engineering Professors 2,900 $127,010


*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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