84-Hour Comprehensive Review Course with Practice Problem Sessions
PE Civil Exam Review Course Structure
Our PE Civil exam review course consists of 84 hours of comprehensive lectures and practice sessions and is designed using NCEES’ exam specifications. The course is divided into two parts. The first part includes 56 hours of fundamentals review, which covers the common topics of the breadth and depth exams. The second part includes 28 hours of discipline specific review. Each student chooses one discipline specific review of their choice. The depth options include construction, geotechnical, structural, transportation, and water resources and environmental. Review sessions and PE Civil exam practice problem sessions are included in both sections.
Topics Covered in the Common Breadth Section
This section of the course is taken by all PE Civil students. This section consists of 56 hours.
- Project Planning
- Hydraulics and Hydrology
- Means and Methods
- Soil Mechanics
- Structural Mechanics
- Site Development
Depth Course Options
Each student can select one depth course of their choosing. Each depth consists of 28 hours.
- Water Resources and Environmental
Our PE Civil exam review course is offered via our Live Online and Ondemand learning formats.
- Onsite - Our onsite learning format provides a traditional classroom experience with in-person refresher and workshop sessions. If you enjoy a traditional classroom setting and interacting with your instructor and classmates in person, Onsite may be right for you!
- Live Online - This format offers a structured schedule and mimics a traditional classroom, except everything is online! Our PE Civil course offers weekday afternoon, weekday evenings, and weekend options.
- Ondemand - Want to start studying right away? This format may be for you! When you register for our Ondemand format, you will receive immediate access to lecture videos and instructor-prepared course materials (includes refresher notes and practice problems/ solutions). Access to these learning materials will be available until the day of the next PE Civil exam.
If you can’t make a decision on which learning format is right for you, we also offer discounted bundling options.
What do our students say about our PE Civil course?
Our past students have great things to say about our PE Civil course:
"I did not plan on pursuing my PE, and therefore spent a few years without working a single engineering problem. I ended up taking a job contingent upon me pursuing licensure, and therefore had to refresh myself. I took the School of PE course for both the FE and PE exams and passed both on the first try! Overall it was well worth the investment and will help build your confidence for the big exam."
-- Mr. Youmbi, PE
City of Baltimore
Bowie, MD (2019)
"Fantastic test prep course! The review material and course layout was super helpful to my success on passing the Civil PE exam. I tried taking another course, but unfortunately did not receive the same results. I would recommend this course in a heartbeat based on the way they approach the study material."
-- Mr. Welch, PE
Richmond, VA (2018)
About the PE Civil Exam
The PE Civil exam is an 8-hour exam. All examinees take a common 4-hour breadth section and then are separated into their chosen depth section for the remainder of the exam. Examinees have the option to choose the construction, geotechnical, structural, transportation, or water resources & environmental depth. When the PE Civil exam is passed, the examinee will then be considered a professional civil engineer.
According to NCEES, the national pass rate for the April 2018 PE Civil exam was 62%. School of PE’s PE Civil students had a much higher pass rate that the national average.
Interested in signing up for our PE Civil exam review course? We’re sure that you won’t be disappointed. Pick your desired learning format, check out our upcoming Live Online and Onsite schedule, and sign up today!
Question of the Week
What is the degree of saturation of a 600 cm3 soil sample given the following values from its three-phase diagram? Volume of air: 100 cm3; volume of solids: 320 cm3.
- A) 30%
- B) 64.3%
- C) 87.5%
- D) Not enough information provided SUBMIT
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