The Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree program at the University of Maryland is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the General Criteria and the Civil Engineering Program Criteria.

The 122-credit degree program is designed to give graduates the breadth and depth of knowledge they need to work in the field of civil engineering and to continue learning throughout their careers. 

  • To understand, apply and develop fundamental knowledge in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics
  • To attain advanced qualification in both specialization and breadth
  • To understand and apply business sensitive criteria in meeting professional responsibilities
  • To incorporate societal sensitive criteria into professional decisions
  • To develop forward-thinking attitudes that enhance lifelong learning, diversity, equity, inclusion, communication, and exemplary practice 

The Civil Engineering Program from the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department is using the following Student Outcomes:

  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences
  • Materials Science
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Experimental Methods and Data Analysis
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Engineering Economics
  • Risk and Uncertainty
  • Breadth in Civil Engineering Areas
  • Design
  • Depth in a Civil Engineering Area
  • Sustainability
  • Communication
  • Teamwork and Leadership
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Professional Attitudes
  • Professional Responsibilities
  • Ethical Responsibilities

The civil engineering program SOs incorporate the following ABET Student Outcomes:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science and mathematics
  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies

Academic Year The current overall undergraduate enrollment is the Civil Engineering Department is 371 students distributed over all four years of study (as of Fall 2022).

In the 2022-2023 academin year, the Civil Engineering Department awarded 120 Bachelor of Science degrees. 


Academic Year

Fall Semester Undergraduate Enrollment

Academic Year Bachelor’s Degrees Awarded

2023- 2024



2022- 2023



2021- 2022



2020- 2021



2019- 2020



2018- 2019



2017- 2018



2016- 2017