Prospective Students


The CAEE department is one of the nation’s best in both graduate and undergraduate engineering education.   We provide degree programs for undergraduate and graduate students that combine excellence in teaching and research with a strong focus on engineering applications and design. Award-winning faculty and students work together to facilitate the understanding and use of new ideas, technologies, and practices to improve the world in which we all live.

A degree from Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) offers a broad spectrum of employment opportunities, in both the public and the private sectors, within the United States and abroad. Many of the most-critical problems facing our country and the globe are related to deteriorating infrastructure, the need for new kinds of infrastructure, and the need to build sustainable structures and systems. So, civil, architectural, and environmental engineers have the opportunity to make more of a difference in the world than ever before. 

Whether you intend to work in the public or private sectors, within the United States or abroad, or as an entrepreneur in a small consulting firm or a large company, CAEE is committed to helping you succeed in meeting your goals.

Beyond the academic enterprise, CAEE at UT is set in beautiful Austin, Texas. The pleasant climate and opportunities for life outside of the classroom and laboratory can engage your mind and body in countless other ways for a balanced lifestyle.