Prospective Students

Thank you for your interest in civil, environmental and architectural engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder!

As a student in civil, environmental and architectural engineering at CU Boulder, you will learn from professors who are not only top researchers in their fields, but also provide high-quality educational experiences that prepare you for a successful future in engineering. 

CU Boulder is a tier-one research university, and the College of Engineering and Applied Science is one of the top-ranked engineering schools in the nation. 

  • Civil engineering is ranked 11th among public undergraduate programs (2016) and 16th among public graduate programs (2017) by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Environmental engineering is ranked 7th among public undergraduate programs and 13th among public graduate programs.
  • Architectural engineering is one of only 19 accredited programs in the United States.