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Undergraduate Admissions

These topics have likely captured your imagination for years: design, structural mechanics, building materials, the environment. You may have been captivated since you were young by soaring architecture, trussed bridges, cars and highways.

Now is your chance to channel that passion into an engineering education—and your future career. Your undergraduate experience at UIC Engineering will provide a first-class foundation for your future in civil engineering and related disciplines.

Admission to our undergraduate programs is handled through UIC’s main undergraduate admissions office, so we encourage you to visit its site if you have not already done so. If you are looking for information on how and when to apply, details on financial aid, and a link to the online application, that is where you will find it. You can learn more about financial resources available to UIC College of Engineering students on our College-wide scholarships page.

In the meanwhile, we invite you explore this department website to learn more about studying civil engineering at the University of Illinois Chicago.

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Our undergraduate program in civil engineering is accredited by ABET, the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

ABET is the recognized accreditor for college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and technology. It is a federation of 28 professional and technical societies representing these fields. Among the most respected accreditation organizations in the United States, ABET has provided leadership and quality assurance in higher education for more than 75 years.

Learn more about ABET accreditation and what it means for you.