Best civil engineering master's programs in Virginia

A master’s degree in civil engineering can qualify you for corporate research and development roles as well as accelerating career advancement. Earnings with a graduate civil engineering degree average $9,471 more than with a bachelor’s alone. For those looking to fast-track to leadership positions, teach engineering, or continue on to a Ph.D., this degree may be essential. Find the top civil engineering master's programs below.

Our master’s in civil engineering rankings cover 65 of the 158 universities available, accounting for 69% of total student conferrals. Three years after completing their degree, graduates earn a weighted average salary of $77,833.

Read more
Filters

3 Results

  • Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Virginia
  • Clear all filters

More Rankings

Sort By
Earnings
EarningsPlus
Debt
Rankings
Ranking methodology
#1 in Virginia | #14 in Civil Engineering nationally

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, Virginia

Economic score: 0.26

The economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

View school
Earnings: $77,595

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $2,298

EarningsPlus compares student earnings after college against a benchmark of all students with the same graduate degree, adjusting for the in-state / out-of-state composition of the student body.

Debt: $20,500

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.26

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#2 in Virginia | #58 in Civil Engineering nationally

George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia

Economic score: 0.63

The economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

View school
Earnings: $64,493

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: - $10,549

EarningsPlus compares student earnings after college against a benchmark of all students with the same graduate degree, adjusting for the in-state / out-of-state composition of the student body.

Debt: $34,767

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.54

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Explore more schools without data

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia

View school

How long does it take to pay down debt in civil engineering in Virginia?

Years

Under 6 months

The average debt accrued from a master's degree in civil engineering is covered by average graduate earnings in under 6 months.

How much do graduates with master's degree in civil engineering earn in Virginia?

Salary

$74,367

The median master's degree in civil engineering graduate earns $74,367 3 years after graduating.

How much does a master's degree in civil engineering cost in Virginia?

Net cost

$20,981

The average annual cost of a master's degree in civil engineering is $20,981. This is the net cost and considers only students that have received Title IV funds.