Students in UMass Lowell’s Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering can earn bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in in engineering. We are the only public university in Massachusetts to offer an undergraduate major in Environmental Engineering.
Civil engineers plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain facilities and systems that serve the basic needs of society.
Save the Date: 50th Anniversary Celebration May 14, 2022
Join us as we commemorate 50 years of sending successful civil and environmental engineering professionals into the world.
We will show you how Civil and Environmental Engineering continues to evolve and develop new programming and learning opportunities for our students. Help us honor Professor Don Leitch and others who have made a difference in the lives of so many alumni.
Saturday, May 14, 2022
5 p.m. Reception
6 p.m. Dinner
UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center
Civil & Environmental Engineering by the Numbers
Fall 2021 Undergraduate Enrollment - Civil
56Fall 2021 Undergraduate Enrollment - Environmental
2021 Undergraduate Degrees - C&E
Meet Our Students & Alumni
A former carpenter sidelined by the recession, Christopher Ingemi went back to school at Middlesex Community College and then transferred to UML. Now, thanks to his job in a lab, he’s completed his master’s in civil engineering and found a great job as a bridge designer.
The founders of what has become a multimillion dollar premium, all-natural cookie dough and ice cream sandwich company hold degrees in engineering.
As Lowell’s city engineer, civil and environmental engineering alum Christine Clancy ’06 is responsible for infrastructure projects on streets, bridges and sidewalks throughout the city – including those on the campus of her alma mater.
A service-learning capstone in Lowell and Haiti transformed Maureen Kelly’s civil engineering education — and her life. She now works for a firm that supports her ongoing volunteer work in Haiti and her mentoring of current students.