About U of U CvEEN


Welcome to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering! The University of Utah is nestled against the Wasatch Mountains on "the bench" as we Utahns call it, in the heart of Salt Lake City. The U is a proud member of the Pac 12, offering students exceptional educational opportunities during their college career. CvEEN (Civil, Environmental & Nuclear Engineering) has been around the U since 1891 and has been providing one of the best engineering educations ever since. Want to learn more? Contact one of the CvEEN Advisors!

Learn what Civil Engineers Do


What is Civil Engineering?

Civil Engineers are problem solvers trained to apply math and science concepts to meet the complex challenges of modern society. They take leadership roles in the planning, design, construction, and operation of resilient infrastructure projects related to connected and autonomous transportation systems, safe drinking water, environmental remediation, roads and bridges, and structures.

US News & World Report ranked Civil Engineering #4 and Environmental #3 on their best engineering jobs list in 2020, with the amount of projected jobs exponentially higher for Civil Engineers than any other engineering job on the list.

Origin of the Ute CvEEN Family!

Facts About The Department

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