Civil Engineering Graduate Admissions Requirements

Master's degree admissions requirements:

  • B.S. or B.E. degree in engineering with a GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale)
  • GRE V+Q score of at least 300
  • GRE WR score of at least 4.0
  • Application
  • Official Transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume

International students must also submit:

  • Official TOEFL score of at least 88 (IBT)

Doctoral degree admissions requirements:

  • M.S. degree in engineering with a GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale)
  • Meeting all other requirements for admission to M.S. program
  • Secure a Ph.D. Advisor from the Faculty of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
    • Visit Graduate Funding and Research Interests to identify a faculty member with similar research interests as a potential Ph.D. Advisor.
    • Contact the faculty member by email. Include a copy of your transcript and resume. If they are willing to serve as your Ph.D. Advisor, seek confirmation.
    • Once you have an agreement, notify Jeannie Werner of intent and/or outcome by email.
Application DeadlinesDomestic StudentsInternational Students*
Fall Semester July 15 June 15*
Spring Semester  December 15  November 15*
Summer Semester  May 1   April 1*








* Application deadline for International Students is set one month prior.

 Additional time allows for department paperwork, deliberation, campus routing, etc.