GRE Scores for Civil Engineering

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GRE Scores for Civil Engineering

Average GRE Scores for Civil Engineering


All top Civil Engineering programs in US require a very high GRE quant score – in the upper 160’s. However, the GRE verbal score requirement is around 154 out of 170.


Work really hard on getting a high quant score.


There are no minimum GRE scores required for admissions to most Civil Eng programs. However the average scores of the students admitted are:


  • 164+ in Quantitative
  • 150+ in Verbal
  • 4+ in Analytical Writing


Ideal GRE score for Civil Engineering?


CALTECH has the highest GRE score with an average quant score of 169.


University of New Mexico has a very low average GRE quant score requirement at 145.


In top 50 programs the minimum average is 160 on quant at Colorado School of Mines Golden.


But needless to say that all for top programs, the average GRE Quant score requirement is 164+.


Here is the data for the top 120 Civil Engineering programs in US.

RankNameAverage GRE (Quant Score)
1University of California—?Berkeley Berkeley, CA165 
2Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA164 
3University of Illinois—?Urbana-?Champaign Urbana, IL166 
4Stanford University Stanford, CA167 
5University of Texas—?Austin (Cockrell) Austin, TX165 
6Purdue University—?West Lafayette West Lafayette, IN164 
7Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA166 
8Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA162 
9University of Michigan—?Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI166 
10Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA166 
11Cornell University Ithaca, NY165 
12California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA169 
13Northwestern University (McCormick) Evanston, IL166 
14Texas A&M University—?College Station College Station, TX164 
15University of California—?Davis Davis, CA163 
16University of Washington Seattle, WA163 
17North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC164 
18University of California—?Los Angeles (Samueli) Los Angeles, CA166 
19University of California—?San Diego (Jacobs) La Jolla, CA166 
20University of Wisconsin—?Madison Madison, WI164 
21Pennsylvania State University—?University Park University Park, PA163 
22Princeton University Princeton, NJ167 
23University of Colorado—?Boulder Boulder, CO162 
24University of Minnesota—?Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN164 
25Lehigh University (Rossin) Bethlehem, PA165 
26Rice University (Brown) Houston, TX166 
27University of Florida Gainesville, FL163 
28University of Maryland—?College Park (Clark) College Park, MD164 
29University of Southern California (Viterbi) Los Angeles, CA166 
30Columbia University (Fu Foundation) New York, NY167 
31Johns Hopkins University (Whiting) Baltimore, MD166 
32University at Buffalo—?SUNY Buffalo, NY162 
33Arizona State University (Fulton) Tempe, AZ162 
34Duke University (Pratt) Durham, NC164 
35University of California—?Irvine (Samueli) Irvine, CA164 
36Iowa State University Ames, IA167 
37Michigan State University East Lansing, MI162 
38Northeastern University Boston, MA162 
39Ohio State University Columbus, OH164 
40Colorado School of Mines Golden, CO160 
41Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO167 
42Oregon State University Corvallis, OR160 
43Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY164 
44University of Arizona Tucson, AZ162 
45Drexel University Philadelphia, PA160 
46University of Iowa Iowa City, IA161 
47University of Massachusetts—?Amherst Amherst, MA163 
48University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN163 
49University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA164 
50University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH161 
51University of Tennessee—?Knoxville (Tickle) Knoxville, TN160 
52Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN163 
53Washington State University Pullman, WA161 
54Auburn University (Ginn) Auburn, AL163 
55Clemson University Clemson, SC158 
56Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI162 
57Missouri University of Science & Technology Rolla, MO156 
58Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey—?New Brunswick Piscataway, NJ163 
59Tufts University Medford, MA162 
60Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH164 
61Louisiana State University—?Baton Rouge Baton Rouge, LA159 
62University of Connecticut Storrs, CT163 
63University of Delaware Newark, DE169 
64University of Houston (Cullen) Houston, TX161 
65University of Kansas Lawrence, KS161 
66University of Nebraska—?Lincoln Lincoln, NE161 
67University of Nevada—?Reno Reno, NV162 
68University of Oklahoma Norman, OK161 
69University of Pittsburgh (Swanson) Pittsburgh, PA162 
70Clarkson University Potsdam, NY162 
71George Mason University (Volgenau) Fairfax, VA159 
72Syracuse University Syracuse, NY162 
73Texas Tech University (Whitacre) Lubbock, TX159 
74University of Illinois—?Chicago Chicago, IL160 
75University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT161 
77Kansas State University Manhattan, KS162 
78University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL160 
79University of Kentucky Lexington, KY160 
80University of Missouri Columbia, MO161 
81University of Vermont Burlington, VT162 
82Brigham Young University (Fulton) Provo, UT162 
83George Washington University Washington, DC163 
84Illinois Institute of Technology (Armour) Chicago, IL160 
85Oklahoma State University Stillwater, OK160 
86University of Arkansas—?Fayetteville Fayetteville, AR159 
87University of Central Florida Orlando, FL160 
88University of Maine Orono, ME157 
89University of New Hampshire Durham, NH160 
90University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM145 
91University of North Carolina—?Charlotte (Lee) Charlotte, NC152 
92University of South Carolina Columbia, SC156 
93University of Texas—?Arlington Arlington, TX158 
94Florida International University Miami, FL156 
95Marquette University Milwaukee, WI159 
96New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, NJ159 
97Stevens Institute of Technology (Schaefer) Hoboken, NJ161 
98University of Miami Coral Gables, FL159 
100University of South Florida Tampa, FL158 
101West Virginia University (Statler) Morgantown, WV157 
102Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester, MA164 
103CUNY—?City College (Grove) New York, NY157 
104Montana State University Bozeman, MT158 
105New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM157 
106New York University (Tandon) Brooklyn, NY164 
108San Diego State University San Diego, CA157 
109South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Rapid City, SD158 
110Temple University Philadelphia, PA159 
112University of Mississippi University, MS156 
113University of Nevada—?Las Vegas (Hughes) Las Vegas, NV157 
114University of Wisconsin—?Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI158 
115University of Wyoming Laramie, WY161 
116Mississippi State University (Bagley) Mississippi State, MS158 
117North Dakota State University Fargo, ND151 
118Ohio University (Russ) Athens, OH161 
119Stony Brook University—?SUNY Stony Brook, NY165 
120University of Akron Akron, OH160 
121University of Alabama—?Huntsville Huntsville, AL157 
123University of Louisville (Speed) Louisville, KY157 
124University of Massachusetts—?Lowell (Francis) Lowell, MA158 
125University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND150 

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