5 Best Civil Engineering schools in Illinois

Below is the list of best universities in Illinois ranked based on their research performance in Civil Engineering. A graph of 9.67K citations received by 384 academic papers made by 5 universities in Illinois was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between 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 the university website.

1. University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

For Civil Engineering

Acceptance Rate
63%
Average SAT
1330
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
70%

2. University of Illinois at Chicago

For Civil Engineering

Acceptance Rate
73%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
85%

3. Illinois Institute of Technology

For Civil Engineering

Acceptance Rate
61%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$28,161

4. Northwestern University

For Civil Engineering

Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1490
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$28,344

5. Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

For Civil Engineering

Acceptance Rate
92%
Average SAT
1055
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
97%

Closest to Illinois states to learn Civil Engineering

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Indiana 4 12
Missouri 4 34
Kentucky 3 55
Wisconsin 4 13
Tennessee 3 54
Ohio 11 16
Michigan 3 22
Alabama 3 63
Virginia 4 6
Georgia 3 7
North Carolina 4 39
Pennsylvania 9 8
Louisiana 2 19
New York 10 21
New Jersey 3 46
Texas 9 3
Colorado 4 14
Massachusetts 9 4
Florida 7 20
Utah 3 80
Arizona 3 10
Oregon 3 32
California 13 1