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Civil Engineering (BEng)

Program Overview


  • Full-Time, Four-Year
  • Full-Time, Optional Five-Year Industrial Internship Program (IIP)

Degree Earned: Bachelor of Engineering

Ontario Secondary School Students:
2017 Grade Range for Admission / Wait List Consideration
: 80-85%*

The homes we live in, the roads and bridges we travel on, the buildings we work and play in - they are the structures and systems that sustain our world, thanks to the expertise and ingenuity of civil engineers. Ryerson graduates in this dynamic discipline plan, design and build the essential infrastructures of daily life, including power and water supply structures and waste treatment facilities, bridges, roads and dams. Knowledgeable, skilled and inventive, these professionals devise innovative solutions for building, managing, operating and maintaining a variety of facilities. 

This program selects students on the basis of academic achievement/grades only. Additional non-academic requirements are not required for admission consideration.

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*Actual minimum grade ranges required for Fall 2018 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Ryerson reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.

Tuition and Fees

Domestic Fees Range: $10,978 - $11,681
International Fees Range: $26,242 - $27,869

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Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.

Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher pre-requisite grades and/or higher overall averages:

  • English/Anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
  • Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
  • Physics (SPH4U)
  • Chemistry (SCH4U)
  • Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U)
  • Note: The grades required in the subject prerequisites (normally 70%) will be determined subject to competition.

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Admission Requirements.

Marzia Fada and Keikhosrow Tahmureszadeh, Civil Engineering, were members of a Ryerson team that won first place in the American Concrete Institute's pervious concrete cylinder competition. Pervious concrete helps recharge the ground water reservoir by allowing rain to pass through and reach the water table.