The undergraduate program at Iowa State University’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (ISU CCEE) was ranked No. 34 in the nation in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges Rankings. ISU CCEE’s graduate civil engineering program was ranked No. 27 in the nation, or No. 18 among public universities, in the 2021 US News & World Report’s rankings. The current fall 2020 undergraduate and graduate enrollments are 863 and 131, respectively. ISU CCEE is the second largest department of its kind (out of 159 departments nationally). ISU CCEE is also the largest department of its kind among Land Grant Peer 11 institutions and Peer Twelve institutions. Iowa State’s construction engineering undergraduate program is the largest of its kind in the nation. As of fall 2020, ISU CCEE had a total number of 31 tenure/tenure track (TTT) faculty members, 12.8 term faculty/lecturers and 7.3 research faculty plus 17.8 support staff for a total of 68.5 full-time equivalency (FTE) faculty and staff.
Iowa State University’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) promotes intellectual, social and ethical development of civil and construction engineers. We also create and communicate engineering concepts and technology.
The vision of ISU’s CCEE Department is to be a world-class source of civil, construction and environmental engineers and their concepts and technologies.
Diversity and Inclusivity
As stated by Iowa State’s College of Engineering …
Diversity is critical to maintaining excellence in all our endeavors. As one of the nation’s premiere research and education engineering institutions, we, the College of Engineering at Iowa State University are dedicated to producing the very best leaders. In thought and action, in policy and practice, and in all aspects of our academic enterprise, we, the College of Engineering strive to recognize the value of individuality and uniqueness. We are committed to diversity, inclusion, access and academic success. Iowa State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. veteran. We further strive to develop a diverse and highly motivated pool of engineering faculty, staff, students and graduates that will work together to address technological challenges facing humanity.