Civil - Prospective Students


Why Civil Engineering?


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Civil engineers build infrastructure that promotes economic growth and improves the quality of life. By working with the public and private sectors, civil engineers design buildings and bridges, protect water and air quality, build transportation systems, develop construction materials, and manage water resources. Learn more about Civil Engineering.

The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln offers comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs to students on the Lincoln and Omaha campuses. Curriculum requirements are nearly identical on both campuses. Learn more about the five emphasis areas in our undergraduate and graduate programs.




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