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New degree program! 

Accepting new students fall 2024: The Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering 

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#1 Online Civil Engineering Master's Program 

Explore our program and find out why we've earned U.S. News & World Report's top ranking for five consecutive years.  

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Begin your journey to CEE.

Civil and environmental engineers are at the forefront of solving some of the most pressing issues facing society, and CEE at Illinois is training the next generation of experts.

Undergraduate Program

The CEE at Illinois undergraduate program is consistently ranked as one of the best in the nation. Here, undergraduates will find a supportive, welcoming environment where they can engage directly with faculty, conduct hands-on research, participate in CEE-related student organizations and connect with a robust alumni network. CEE at Illinois is a premiere program for those interested in making a positive, tangible impact on society.

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Graduate Program

CEE at Illinois offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in a variety of specialized areas. From autonomous vehicles to environmental microbiology and everything in-between, opportunities abound to conduct cutting-edge research that has a real-world impact. Thanks to our top-ranked program known around the world for its excellence, CEE at Illinois graduates are in high demand and primed to become leaders in their field. 

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U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT RANKINGS

#3

Civil Engineering
Undergraduate Program

#5

Environmental Engineering
Undergraduate Program

#2

Civil Engineering
Graduate Program

#4

Environmental Engineering
Graduate Program

#1

Online Civil Engineering Master's Program

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June
26

PhD Final Defense for Shanshan Liu

2012 CEEB-Hydrosystems Bldg

1:00 PM

July
18

CEE Golf Outing

Ruffled Feathers Golf Club, Lemont, IL

8:00 AM

July
18

CEE Golf Outing

Ruffled Feathers Golf Club, Lemont, IL

8:00 AM

September
7

CEE Tailgate

Tailgate Lot 31 (across from Memorial Stadium)

8:30 AM

September
24

CEE Faculty Research Webinar - Fall

Microsoft Teams

5:30 PM