10 Best Civil Engineering schools in California, US

Below is the list of best universities in California ranked based on their research performance in Civil Engineering. A graph of 29.8K citations received by 908 academic papers made by 10 universities in California was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Civil Engineering

    University of California - Berkeley logo
    Acceptance Rate
    16%
    Average SAT
    1430
    Average ACT
    33
    Receiving Aid
    63%
  2. For Civil Engineering

    Stanford University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    4%
    Average SAT
    1505
    Average ACT
    34
    Net Price
    $16,779
  3. For Civil Engineering

    University of Southern California logo
    Acceptance Rate
    11%
    Average SAT
    1445
    Average ACT
    33
    Net Price
    $37,521
  4. For Civil Engineering

    University of California-San Diego logo
    Acceptance Rate
    31%
    Average SAT
    1370
    Average ACT
    30
    Receiving Aid
    63%
  5. For Civil Engineering

    University of California - Davis logo
    Acceptance Rate
    39%
    Average SAT
    1290
    Average ACT
    28
    Receiving Aid
    66%
  6. For Civil Engineering

    University of California - Irvine logo
    Acceptance Rate
    27%
    Average SAT
    1295
    Average ACT
    29
    Receiving Aid
    63%
  7. For Civil Engineering

    California Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    6%
    Average SAT
    1545
    Average ACT
    36
    Net Price
    $27,438
  8. For Civil Engineering

    University of California - Los Angeles logo
    Acceptance Rate
    12%
    Average SAT
    1415
    Average ACT
    32
    Receiving Aid
    61%
  9. For Civil Engineering

    California State University - Long Beach logo
    Acceptance Rate
    39%
    Average SAT
    1145
    Average ACT
    23
    Receiving Aid
    81%
  10. For Civil Engineering

    University of California - Santa Barbara logo
    Acceptance Rate
    30%
    Average SAT
    1355
    Average ACT
    31
    Receiving Aid
    63%

Closest to California states to learn Civil Engineering

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Oregon317
Utah389
Arizona312
Colorado415
Texas94
Missouri444
Louisiana323
Wisconsin414
Illinois52
Indiana413
Michigan421
Tennessee360
Alabama368
Kentucky355
Ohio1211
North Carolina439
Virginia47
Pennsylvania99
Florida718
New York1024
New Jersey336
Massachusetts93