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What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree with a major in Civil Engineering is designed to provide students with an education that addresses the emerging field of technology-enhanced (Smart) infrastructure, as well as fundamental concepts in environmental, geotechnical, materials, structural, transportation, and water resources engineering. In addition to being capable of designing a range of infrastructure assets, graduates will have experience with sensor devices, data transmission and storage systems, big data and machine learning protocols, predicative modeling, and automated infrastructure management technologies. Further, students will be prepared to take the Fundamentals of Engineering and, later in their professional career, Principles and Practice of Engineering exams. The B.S. major in Civil engineering will seek accreditation in accordance with the process specified by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

The Ingram School of Engineering Mission Statement

To provide students with an exceptional education in various disciplines of engineering,

To establish, through dedicated faculty, a nationally recognized research program, preparing interested students to achieve excellence in graduate studies and research, and

To serve the State of Texas and the nation by creating highly skilled, diverse, and motivated professionals capable of technological innovation and dedicated to the improvement of society.

Which department am I in?

College of Science and Engineering

Study options

Full Time (Minimum required: 126 semester credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$19,200.00 per year
Given tuition fee is based on 12 hours

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

15 November 2020

Start date

24 August 2020, 19 January 2021


Texas State University

601 University Drive,



78666, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed a high school. Students applying without this curriculum will go through our review process. 4 credits of English - Including: English I, II, III and IV; 4 credits of Math - Including: algebra I and II, geometry and advanced math courses such as pre-calculus, calculus and statistics; 4 credits of Science - Including: biology, chemistry and two advanced sciences such as physics, environmental science, anatomy and physiology, or integrated physics and chemistry (IPC) is acceptable between biology and chemistry; 3 credits of Social Studies - Including: world/human geography or world history, U.S. history since 1877, U.S. government and economics; 2 credits of Foreign Language; 1 credit of Fine Arts; 1 credit of Physical Education.

For international students

Students must have attended at least two years of school in the U.S. must provide SAT/ACT scores and meet regular freshman admission standards are as follows: Four credits of English; Four credits of Math; Four credits of Science; Three credits of Social Studies; Two credits of Foreign Language; One credit of Fine Arts; One credit of Physical Education.

Minimum Score for Regular Admission: Total: 78 (Each Section: 19; Except Writing: 18), TOEFL PBT: Total: 550, IELTS (Overall: 6.5; Each Section: 6.0), GCE/GCSE/IGCSE: Grade of "C", WASSCE: Grade of "B3".

An International Baccalaureate grade of 4 or higher in English A1 or A2 at the Higher Level or Standard Level or English B at the Higher Level is required for regular admission (predicted or actual).

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About this uni

TXST boasts an idyllic location close to blackland prairies and the San Marcos River, welcoming students from across the globe to come & study there.

  • A dynamic learning environment
  • Investing over $650 million across its campuses
  • Diverse and integrated university community
  • Hosts regular, tailored events for international students