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About the Department

Plan, design, and analyze bridges, roads, dams, buildings, and water distribution systems to improve society’s infrastructure. Collaborate with faculty mentors in a dynamic curriculum that encompasses structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, transportation engineering, water resources engineering, environmental engineering, surveying, and construction management.

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Research Opportunities

In lab and field settings, students collaborate on faculty-mentored research teams.


Distinguished Faculty

Get an inside track on innovative research, from faculty who collaborate across academia and industry.

Engagement with Ideas

Engagement with Ideas

Courses and labs revolve around hands-on research, challenging students to analyze and solve problems.

Recent News / Announcements

  • April 28, 2017

      TCNJ alumnus, Anthony Mariani, E.I.T., ENV SP, had the honor of awarding TCNJ Civil Engineering Professor Thomas Brennan the 2017 Louis Pignataro Award at the April ITE Met Section meeting in Princeton, NJ.  

  • April 21, 2017

    Two Civil Engineering students won awards from the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE), on April 20th.  Junior Charlotte Schum was awarded $3,500 and Junior Mickey Avenoso was awarded $5,000. 

  • April 6, 2017

    Senior Civil Engineering major Alberto Torres is team leader of his senior project group, as well as a member of Humanitarian Engineering (he previously served as Vice President), ASCE and Tau Beta Pi, (he previously...

  • March 29, 2017

    Lauren Santullo, senior Civil Engineering major, did not always know that she wanted to be an engineer. However, she knew that she was interested in engineering and when she decided to take some classes TCNJ, she realized it...

  • November 10, 2016

    TCNJ Senior Civil Engineering students Alberto Torres, Lauren Santullo and Leon Collins have received the honor of being recognized as Tau Beta Pi Scholars, the engineering national honor society. Tau Beta Pi received 791 scholarship...


The Bachelor of Science program in Civil Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.