Admission Requirements for the Department of Civil Engineering

For admission to graduate study in the Department of Civil Engineering, the minimum requirements are:

1. A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, or a related field such as another engineering discipline, physical science, or mathematics.

2. A grade point average of at least B or equivalent in engineering, mathematics, and science courses.

3. Completion and submission of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test.

4. For non-native speakers of English, submission of the TOEFL or IELTS test.

5. Acceptance by both the Civil Engineering Graduate Program and the Graduate School.

Advanced Graduate Certificate program

Students must have a bachelor’s degree and an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0. Students with lower averages may be admitted in non-matriculated status that may be changed upon earning six or more graduate credits applicable to the Certificate with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Credits for Certificate program courses may be applied to requirements for the M.S. in Civil Engineering subject to Graduate School rules and limitations; however, no more than 12 credits may be transferred.
Students may start an on-line application to our Certificate, M.S. or Ph.D. program at any time, however, submitting an application must be done before or on the following dates to be considered for admissions to any of our programs:
October 1 for Spring
Fall Semester: January 15 for fall