Best Places to Study Civil & Structural Engineering in the World
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Best Places to Study Civil & Structural Engineering in the World

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Aishwarya Bhatnagar
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Updated on Feb 27, 2023 20:28 IST
Best Places to Study Civil & Structural Engineering in the World

Engineering is one of the most sought-after programs among students after Class 12th. Every year, lakhs of students apply for the engineering entrance exams to secure a seat in the top engineering universities in the world. The need for civil engineers in any country is on a rise. However, the tuition fee and university rankings matter a lot when deciding on a college. We bring you the list of the top 25 universities around the world that have the best Civil Engineering departments for studying courses in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Civil/Structural Engineering, and Civil and Environmental Engineering.

According to the latest QS 2023 (Quacquarelli Symonds) World University Rankings, the top 20 universities offering UG programs in Civil and/or Structural Engineering along with their first academic year tuition fee* are listed below:

QS Ranking 2022

Universities

Avg. Annual Tuition Fees for international students (UG)

1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

$40,000 - $42,000

2

Delft University of Technology

$10,000 - $12,000

3

National University of Singapore (NUS)

$10,000 - $12,000

4

The University of California, Berkeley (UCB)

$34,000 - $36,000

5

University of Cambridge

$24,000 - $26,000

6

Imperial College London

$38,000 - $40,000

7

ETH Zurich

 

8

Nanyang Technological University 

$8,000 - $10,000

9

Stanford University

$38,000 - $40,000

10

EPFL

 

11

Politecnico di Torino

$2,800 - $3,000

12

Tsinghua University

$4,000 - $6,000

13

The University of New South Wales

$32,000 - $45,000

14

University of Oxford

$42,000 - $36,000

15

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

$12,000 - $14,000

16

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

$28,000 - $30,000

17

The University of Sydney

$30,000 - $32,000

18

The University of Tokyo

$6,000 - $8,000

19

University of Texas at Austin

$38,000 - $40,000

20

Georgia Institute of Technology

$30,000 - $35,000

The above universities also provide master’s programs in the same specialization. Have a look at their first-year tuition fee*.

QS Ranking 2022

Universities

Avg. Annual Tuition Fees for international students (UG)

1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

$42,000 - $44,000

2

Delft University of Technology

$16,000 - $18,000

3

National University of Singapore (NUS)

$6,000 - $8,000

4

The University of California, Berkeley (UCB)

$26,000 - $28,000

5

University of Cambridge

$28,000 - $30,000

6

Imperial College London

$38,000 - $40,000

7

ETH Zurich

 

8

Nanyang Technological University 

$6,000 - $8,000

9

Stanford University

$38,000 - $40,000

10

EPFL

 

11

Politecnico di Torino

$2,800 - $3,000

12

Tsinghua University

$4,000 - $6,000

13

The University of New South Wales

$32,000 - $34,000

14

University of Oxford

$33,000

15

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

$14,000

16

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

$35,000

17

The University of Sydney

$30,000

18

The University of Tokyo

$5,000

19

University of Texas at Austin

$38,000 - $40,000

20

Georgia Institute of Technology

$20,000

*This is only a rough estimation. The exact fees can be checked on the respective university website.

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While exploring the best countries to study engineering programs in the world, you must aware of the cost of living, research exposure, admission intakes, the application process, visa, safety, etc.

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FAQs

Q. Which country is best to study structural engineering?

A. USA, Netherland, UK, Canada, etc. are the best countries to study structural engineering.

Q. Which are the top universities to study structural engineering?

A. MIT, Delft University of Technology, and the University of Cambridge are the top 3 universities to study structural engineering.

Q. Which university is the best to study civil engineering?

A. Harvard University, Stanford University, University of California, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, etc. are the best universities to study civil engineering abroad.

Q. What is the average salary for a civil engineer abroad?

A. The average salary for a civil engineer abroad as of September 2022 is $86,053.

Q. Which country offers the highest salary to civil engineers?

A. Switzerland is the country that offers the highest salary to civil engineers. They can earn an average of $77,438 (approx.) yearly.
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Hitesh Joshi

a year ago

Hi I did Bachler in civil engineering form India and I want to study masters in civil structure engineering in NUS Singapore So would you please help me to provide fees structure and scholarship and what is the process to apply for it..

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Yash Nawandar

5 years ago

Hi I want to study masters in civil engineering in Best University in foreign. So would you please help me to know about universities which provide scholarship and what is the process to apply for it..

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Sabina Khanal

5 years ago

Hi I want to study masters in civil engineering in USA. So would you please help me to know about universities which provide scholarship and what is the process to apply for it. Gmat, gre, toefl, ielts which one is accepted???

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Swameeka Medhi

5 years ago

Hi Sabina, every university has a scholarship or financial aid scheme. They are often offered on merit basis. You may browse through any university website for such information. Besides university scholarship a number of external aids are also available. Here is also a handy link for scholarship ht

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Sabina Khanal

5 years ago

Hi I want to study master in civil engineering in USA. So can you please help me to know about universities which provide scholarship and what is the process to apply for those universities like sat, gre, gmat, toefl etc which is accepted

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Abdul Momin

5 years ago

Hi..iam Imran i want to do master in civil engineering in switzerland, can u help me for choosing best university with their fees details..waiting for ur reply..

Reply to Abdul Momin

Hi Abdul, some of the best universities in Switzerland for Civil Engineering Masters include ETH Zurich, University of Geneva and EPFL to name a few.Most universities have French and English as the language of instruction. You are advised to visit the university websites for specific requirements an

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