Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering is the second most chosen engineering major in the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Construction Management. Currently, over 300 students at CSU, Chico call the Civil Engineering Department their home.

The Civil Engineering program delivers a comprehensive hands-on and student-centered program that prepares graduates for immediate entry into a variety of professional careers and provides a solid undergraduate foundation enabling continued education at the graduate level. 

If you are already a student on campus, please always feel free to come by the Department of Civil Engineering (Langdon Hall 207) with any questions. We are more than happy to help you.  If you are a prospective student who is evaluating the option of coming to Chico State, or if you are a Chico State CE alumnus or alumna who is interested in getting reconnected, please give us a call at 530-898-5342 or email us at We would love to talk with you.


California State University, Chico Ranked #41 on Best Bachelor's in Civil Engineering Degree Programs

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California State University, Chico Civil Engineering Program Ranked in Top 25 Best Colleges

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