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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science Northwestern University

  • Evanston, IL
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 29%71%
    student ratio
  • 117
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 31
    fall application deadline
  • 33%
    acceptance rate
  • 12 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Structural Engineering And Materials Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Environmental Engineering And Science Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Transportation Systems Analysis And Planning Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Project Management Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Geotechnical Engineering Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Mechanics Of Materials And Solids Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 29
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

33% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 400
    • Accepted 134
    • Acceptance Rate 33
    • Enrolled 51
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 31st December 31st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline November 15th November 15th Not Reported
    • Spring deadline January 15th January 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum 2 letters of recommendation, transcripts from all academic institutions attended
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum 2 letters of recommendation, transcripts from all academic institutions attended
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 577 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 31
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students117
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students117
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Full-time Percentage94%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino13%
    • Black / African American11%
    • White / Caucasian61%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty19
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage11%
    • Male Percentage89%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEnvironmental engineering and science, geotechnics, mechanics of materials and solids, structural engineering and materials, transportation systems analysis and planning
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$5,789,860

Location & Contact

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Northwestern University

2145 North Sheridan Road A-236
Evanston, IL 60208-3109
United States

Jianmin Qu

Chair

Phone: 847-467-4528
Fax: 847-491-4011
Email: j-qu@northwestern.edu

Dr. David Corr

Academic Coordinator

Phone: 847-467-0890
Fax: 847-491-4011
Email: d-corr@u.northwestern.edu



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