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At Bucknell, our facilities and instrumentation allow students to participate as active learners, not as observers, in laboratories.

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Plan, design, construct and maintain the foundations of modern society.

Civil and environmental engineers keeps the infrastructure we use every day safe, efficient and sustainable, and can make our lives better and our earth cleaner. Through our program, you'll learn the skills to plan, design, construct and maintain roads, bridges, buildings, pipelines and treatment systems. In our liberal arts environment, you'll also develop your writing, communication and critical thinking skills to take your career to the next level.

Hands-on Experience

Undergraduate Research

Facilities and Research

Bucknell's facilities and instrumentation allow students to participate as active learners, not as observers, in class and laboratories.

Students are encouraged to participate in research opportunities during the academic year and summer including, but not limited to, water resources, geotechnical, transportation, structural and environmental.

Real-world Experience


Bucknell provides opportunities for students to find summer employment in industry, government or academia. Recently, students have interned at:

  • Buck Seifert & Jost Consulting Engineers
  • Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
  • Deutsche Bank
Learn more about Career Development at Bucknell

Making the World Your Classroom

Study Abroad

About 20 percent of our engineering students study overseas in their junior year at such locations as the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom and the University of Queensland in Australia.

For students unable to spend a full semester or year abroad, Bucknell offers a three-week program, ENGR 290: Engineering in a Global/Societal Context.

ABET: Civil Engineering & Environmental Engineering

ABET: Bucknell's Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering degree programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org. Accreditation of the Environmental Engineering program is retroactive from May 1, 2017.


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