Civil and Environmental Engineering Department

Welcome to the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the California State University, Fullerton. The primary goal of the programs offered by our department is to provide students with the educational background and tools required for them to excel in their intended profession in Civil Engineering.

We offer a baccalaureate degree in Civil Engineering.  Transfer students are admitted and we work with them closely to ensure that they receive all of their transfer credit in a timely manner.

Our Master of Science in Civil Engineering is a 30 unit program. The program allows students to choose courses focusing on Structural Engineering, Construction Engineering and Management, Geotechnical Engineering, and Water Resources Engineering. Course offering in a specific focus depends on enrollment. We encourage students of all baccalaureate backgrounds to apply to our graduate program.

We invite you to browse the contents of this website to get an overview of our department. If you are considering applying to our program, we invite you to visit us, to view our facilities and meet our faculty. We hope you will consider California State University, Fullerton as your school of choice to study Civil Engineering.


2021 Review of Orange County’s InfrastructurePDF File

To enhance the infrastructure literacy of the residents of Orange County, each infrastructure segment review, with the volunteer contributions from UCI Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Affiliates and the CSUF Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, has been condensed with hyperlinks to further educational sources of information.



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Our Undergraduate Civil Engineering Program Ranked among Top 10 in the U.S.

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CEE’s undergraduate program in civil engineering is ranked #7 in the nation (#4 public university), among non-PhD granting institutions, according to the 2021 US News and World report. 

Our MS in Civil Engineering Program is ranked among top 25 in the U.S.

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CEE's MS in Civil engineering program is ranked among the top 25 in the nation, according to the 2020 Grad ReportsOpens in new window .   


The Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.orgOpens in new window

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Graduate Admission

To apply to the M.S. in Civil Engineering program, submit an application and pay the $70 application fee online at Cal State Apply.

Please visit the  ECS Graduate and International Admissions Opens in new window Opens in new window  website for more information.

For questions regarding deficiency courses and other eligibility requirements, please email Department Chair.