University of Evansville

Civil Engineering

Civil engineering students at UE apply technical knowledge and skills in the real world, like the Fairfield Reservoir and Dam Project in nearby Fairfield, Illinois.

After Graduation

CE alumni have positive things to say about their education. Every two years, graduates are polled in the CE Alumni Survey. Below are the recent results:

“The civil engineering courses I took at UE adequately prepared me for my current job.”

Response
2009 – 90%
2011 – 95%
2013 - 97%

“My immediate supervisor thought that I had good communication skills when I graduated from UE.”

Response
2009 – 88%
2011 – 95% Question eliminated in 2013 survey.

“My civil engineering education at UE prepared me for the ethical situations I have encountered in my career as an engineer.”

Response
2009 – 87%
2011 – 97%
2013 - 100%

“My UE experience prepared me to work with other cultures.”

Response
2009 – 75%
2011 – 92%
2013 - 96%

"I rate my UE education as excellent or above average.”

Response
2009 – 95%
2011 – 99%
2013 - 100%

“The UE civil engineering program is meeting its educational objectives.”

Response
2009 – 96%
2011 – 100% Question eliminated in 2013 survey.

What our Alumni Are Doing:

Alumni working in a primary CE specialty area
  2009 2011 2013
Transportation Engineering 33% 28% 26%
Water Res. Engineering 22% 26% 22%
Construction Engineering 19% 26% 28%
Structural Engineering 5% 12% 12%
Primary Employers of UE Graduates
  2009 2011 2013
Consulting Firm 47% 54% 53%
Construction Company 14% 22% 15%
State Government 15% 14% 17%