We are committed to pursuing new knowledge aimed at building safe, resilient, and sustainable environments. Our graduates become the future leaders in the fields of architectural, civil, and construction engineering.
Welcome from the school head
Are you interested in solving problems and improving the quality of life for your community and the rest of the world? Then please, join us! Our diverse, inclusive family of staff, instructors, and faculty are devoted to creating a better future, by providing transformational educational experiences and advancing knowledge in the built environment. Our graduates take their pick of job offers in both the public and private sectors. We’re proud of our alumni and grateful for our strong connections in the profession and industry. We relish our stunning location midway between the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Range, in one of the safest and friendliest college towns in the United States.
At CCE our mission is to provide a comprehensive, state-of-the-art education to prepare students for professional and responsible engineering and constructor positions. Our impact in fulfilling this mission can be seen in our 1,150 enrolled students and in our alumni who each day make lasting contributions to their employers, and their communities.
At our world-class facilities, we are studying tsunamis to make coastal cities more secure, driver behavior to make our streets safer, and green infrastructure materials to make construction more resourceful. Our influence circles the globe, touching the everyday lives of people around the world and back home again to Oregon.
In an inclusive and collaborative environment, we: conduct interdisciplinary research toward a safe, resilient, and sustainable world; educate socially responsible engineers and construction managers for work in industry and academia and for lifelong learning; and support professional partnerships, outreach, dissemination, and community service.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Oregon State University’s School of Civil and Construction Engineering is committed to taking actions to make our community and engineering professions more inclusive and just. We listen to, engage, and encourage people so that everybody belongs.
Let it be acknowledged that Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon is located within the traditional homelands of the Mary's River or Ampinefu Band of Kalapuya. Following the Willamette Valley Treaty of 1855 (Kalapuya etc. Treaty), Kalapuya people were forcibly removed to reservations in Western Oregon. Today, living descendants of these people are a part of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Community of Oregon and the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians. [video]