Montana State University

Accreditation & Accomplishments

Accreditation of Programs

Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil Engineering and its Bio-Resources Engineering option are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD  21202-0412 - telephone: (410) 347-7700. The Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering Technology is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD  21202-4012 - telephone: (410) 347-7700.

Graduation and Enrollment Data

Degrees Granted

2012-13

2013-14

B.S. Civil Engineering 45 42
B.S. Civil Engineering – Bio-Resources Engineering Option 16 15
B.S. Construction Engineering Technology 33 45
M. Construction Engineering Management 0 0
M.S. Civil Engineering 15 9
M.S. Environmental Engineering 0 4
Ph.D. Engineering – Environmental Option 0 0
Ph.D. Engineering – Applied Mechanics Option 1 0
Ph.D. Engineering 0 1

Student Enrollment*

Undergraduate Curriculums

Civil Engineering 302 306
Civil Engineering – Bio-Resources Option 74 69
Construction Engineering Technology 193 197
 

Graduate Curriculums

Civil Engineering (M.S.) 26 14
Construction Engineering Management (Master’s) 2 1
Engineering (Ph.D.) – Applied Mechanics Option 3 3
Engineering (Ph.D.) – Environmental Engineering Option 1 1
Engineering (Ph.D.) 3 1
Environmental Engineering (M.S.) 4 11
*Enrollment numbers are for Fall Semester 2012 and for 2013 respectively

Accomplishments & Recognition

MSU graduates in Civil Engineering, Bio-Resources Engineering, and Construction Engineering Technology are in great demand, and almost all find employment in their fields. Statistics for the most recent graduating class can be found on page 6 of MSU's Career Destinations Survey.

During the most recent year for which results are available, MSU's Civil Engineering students passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam at a rate of 100%.


FE Exam Pass Rates

Year Number Passing Number Failing MSU Pass Rate National Pass Rate ABET
Comparator
2013-14 32 0 100% N/A* 74%
2012-13 66 2 97% 74% 75%
2011-12 41 8 84% 73%
2010-11 59 3 95% 75%
2009-10 55 0 100% 75%
2008-09 30 1 97% 90%
2007-08 23 6 79% 86%
2006-07 46 2 96% 74%
2005-06 45 7 87% 70%
2004-05 55 4 93% 78%
2003-04 50 3 94% 78%
2002-03 66 3 96% 79%
2001-02 74 2 97% 78%
2000-01 57 2 97% 75%
1999-2000 57 4 93% 76%
1998-99 61 5 92% 79%
1997-98 59 6 91% 80%
1996-97 27 4 87% 70%
1995-96 64 10 86% 66%

*The organization that administers the exam changed what data it reports. National pass rates are no longer available.