University of California--Berkeley is the No. 2 engineering and technology university in the world, according to the ranking by The Times Higher Education Supplement of London (2007). Berkeley's Civil and Environmental Engineering Department offers a four-year curriculum leading to an ABET-accredited B.S. degree in civil engineering.

According to the US News Best Colleges 2010 Civil Engineering (Undergraduate) Specialty ranking, UC Berkeley is ranked 1st among schools whose highest degree is a doctorate, while Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is rated No. 1 among schools whose highest degree is a bachelor's or master's.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is another best ranked school for engineering programs in the United States and worldwide. Its Engineering was ranked No. 3 in the "Top 100 World Universities in Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences" by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) in 2007. The university was also ranked 1st by PC Magazine and The Princeton Review in its "America's Top Wired Colleges" 2008 Edition.

The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nation's leading research universities with outstanding ranking performance in the field of Engineering. It is rated 7th among national public universities and 35th among all U.S. universities and colleges in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2010.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is the No. 1 school that offers the bachelor's or master's degree as its top degree in engineering. Rose-Hulman engineering departments achieved number-one rankings for chemical, civil, computer, electrical and mechanical. It is also listed in the 2010 edition of “The Best 371 Colleges” published by The Princeton Review, and in the “2010 Fiske Guide to Colleges”. The United States Military Academy is placed 2nd in Civil and 4th overall in the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs category, where a doctorate is not offered. It is also named the “Top College in the Country” by Forbes.com, America’s Best Colleges.

Ranking of Undergraduate Engineering Specialties - Civil:
1 UC Berkeley
2 University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign
3 Georgia Institute of Technology
4 University of Texas--Austin
5 MIT
 =5 Purdue University--West Lafayette
7 Stanford University
8 Cornell University
9 University of Michigan--Ann Arbor
10 Virginia Tech
Source: U.S. News & World Report 2010

Ranking of US Graduate Engineering Specialties: Civil (2007):
Rank/School Average assessment score (5.0=highest)
1. University of California–Berkeley 4.7
University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign 4.7
3. Stanford University (CA) 4.6
4. Georgia Institute of Technology 4.4
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 4.4
University of Texas–Austin 4.4
7. California Institute of Technology 4.3
8. Purdue University–West Lafayette (IN) 4.2
9. Cornell University (NY) 4.1
10. Carnegie Mellon University (PA) 4.0
Northwestern University (McCormick) (IL) 4.0
University of Michigan–Ann Arbor 4.0
Virginia Tech 4.0
14. Princeton University (NJ) 3.8
Texas A&M University–College Station (Look) 3.8
University of Wisconsin–Madison 3.8
17. University of California–Davis 3.7
18. Johns Hopkins University (Whiting) (MD) 3.6
Pennsylvania State University–University Park 3.6
University of California–San Diego (Jacobs) 3.6
University of Minnesota–Twin Cities 3.6
University of Washington 3.6
23. University of Maryland–College Park (Clark) 3.5
24. North Carolina State University 3.4
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY) 3.4
University of California–Irvine (Samueli) 3.4
University of California–Los Angeles (Samueli) 3.4
University of Colorado–Boulder 3.4
University of Florida 3.4
University of Southern California (Viterbi) 3.4
31. Columbia Univ (Fu Foundation) (NY) 3.3
Lehigh Univ (Rossin) (PA) 3.3
Rice Univ (Brown) (TX) 3.3
34. Arizona State Univ (Fulton) 3.2
Colorado State Univ 3.2
Duke Univ (NC) 3.2
Iowa State Univ 3.2
Univ at Buffalo–SUNY 3.2
39. Ohio State Univ 3.1
U of Arizona 3.1
U of Iowa 3.1
U of Notre Dame (IN) 3.1
U of Virginia 3.1
44. Michigan State Univ 3.0
U of Missouri–Rolla 3.0
Vanderbilt Univ (TN) 3.0
Washington Univ in St. Louis (Sever) 3.0
48. Auburn Univ (Ginn) (AL) 2.9
Case Western Reserve Univ (OH) 2.9
Clemson Univ (SC) 2.9
Drexel Univ (PA) 2.9
Rutgers State Univ–New Brunswick (NJ) 2.9
U of Massachusetts–Amherst 2.9
54. Clarkson Uni (NY) 2.8
Northeastern Uni (MA) 2.8
Oregon State Uni2.8
Tufts Uni (MA) 2.8
58. Louisiana State Uni–Baton Rouge 2.7
Michigan Technological Uni 2.7
U of Cincinnati 2.7
U of Delaware 2.7
U of Kansas 2.7
U of Oklahoma 2.7
U of Tennessee–Knoxville 2.7
Washington State Uni 2.7
66. Kansas State Uni 2.6
Oklahoma State Uni 2.6
Syracuse Uni (NY) 2.6
Texas Tech Uni 2.6
U of Houston (Cullen) 2.6
U of Nebraska–Lincoln 2.6
U of Utah 2.6
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA) 2.6
74. Brigham Young Uni (Fulton) (UT) 2.5
CUNY–City College 2.5
Illinois Institute of Technology (Armour) 2.5
New Jersey Institute of Technology 2.5
Stevens Institute of Technology (Schaefer) (NJ) 2.5
U of Illinois–Chicago 2.5
U of Kentucky 2.5
U of Missouri–Columbia 2.5
U of Nevada–Reno 2.5
U of New Mexico 2.5
U of Pittsburgh 2.5
Utah State Uni 2.5

Source: US News

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