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

Historical Data: Degrees Awarded and Student Enrollment
Degrees Granted
  2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13
B.S. Civil Engineering 41 47 48 53 43 46 45
B.S. Civil Engineering-Bio Resources Option 5 16 13 4 10 8 16
B.S. Construction Engineering Technology 38 46 56 56 47 48 33
Masters Construction  Engineering Management 1 0 4 5 5 2 0
M.S. Civil Engineering 9 8 9 8 9 18 15
M.S.  Environmental Engineering 1 5 2 2 0 6 0
Ph.D. Engineering - Environmental Option 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Ph.D. Engineering - Applied Mechanics Option 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
Ph.D. Engineering - Civil Engineering Option 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
   
Student Enrollment
B.S. Civil Engineering 304 322 309 297 291 311 302
B.S. Civil Engineering-Bio Resources Option 48 51 40 48 63 73 74
B.S. Construction Engineering Technology 264 288 287 262 221 211 193
Masters Construction Engineering Management 2 4 6 7 7 4 4
M.S. Civil Engineering 19 20 21 23 30 30 26
M.S.  Environmental Engineering 6 4 2 4 5 6 4
Ph.D. Engineering - Environmental Option 2 1 1 0 1 1 1
Ph.D. Engineering - Applied Mechanics Option 1 3 2 2 2 2 3
Ph.D. Engineering - Civil Engineering Option 1 2 2 4 2 2 3

 

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 2008 Graduating Class can be found on the sixth page of MSU's Career Destination Survey (pdf).

This year, MSU students passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam at a rate of 84%. The national average was 73%.


FE Exam Pass Rates
Year
Number Passing
Number Failing
MSU
Pass Rate
National Average
95-96
64
10
86%
66%
96-97
27
4
87%
70%
97-98
59
6
90%
80%
98-99
61
5
92%
79%
99-00
57
4
93%
76%
00-01
57
2
97%
75%
01-02
74
2
97%
78%
02-03
66
3
96%
79%
03-04
50
3
94%
78%
04-05
55
4
93%
78%
05-06
45
7
87%
70%
06-07
46
2
96%
74%
07-08
23
6
90%
86%
08-09
30
1
97%
90%
09-10
55
0
100%
75%
10-11
59
3
95%
75%
11-12
41
8
84%
73%