Future Students

Welcome to Tucson!

The University of Arizona, which is ranked as one of the top research institutions in the country, is a student-centered university with over 35,700 students. The UA offers 150 bachelor's degree programs and 200 masters, doctoral and special degree programs.

The city of Tucson is home to The University of Arizona, which is among the top 15 state universities in the United States for industrial and grant-supported research. As one of its oldest continuing departments on campus, the Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics (CEEM) teaches students how to design various structures such as entertainment arenas, dams and skyscrapers.

Twelve faculty, four adjunct professors and seven staff members serve approximately 250 students, of which half are transfer students. Most professors are working on exciting research projects ranging from improving steel frames for large structures to advancing the quality and extent of water reuse.

Tucson’s sunny, dry climate and high-desert geography offer an ideal lifestyle to more than 600,000 people. The combination of Tucson’s stimulating academic community, numerous outdoor recreational opportunities and rich multicultural history provides students with an enriching environment for research and growth. 

Refer to the videos below to get a better idea about what your future may hold as a Civil Engineer.



PO Box 210072 • 1209 E. Second Street, Room 206A-1, Tucson, AZ 85721
Tel: 520.621.2266 • Fax: 520.621.2550 • ceem@engr.arizona.edu

University of Arizona College of Engineering