Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering College of Engineering Wayne State University

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering College of Engineering Wayne State University

Detroit, MI
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
23%
77%
student ratio
96
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
47%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Civil Engineering Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 26
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

47% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 186
    • Accepted 89
    • Acceptance Rate 47
    • Enrolled 25
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
    • Spring deadline February 1st January 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesBS in civil engineering from ABET-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesBS in civil engineering from ABET-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 3.2 and 3.4 last two years, or MS in civil engineering with minimum GPA of 3.5; letters of recommendation (for international applicants)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE required, 6 TWE paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 85)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 31
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students96
    • Female Percentage23%
    • Male Percentage77%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students96
    • Part-time Percentage36%
    • Full-time Percentage64%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian82%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty19
    • Full-time Percentage53%
    • Part-time Percentage47%
    • Female Percentage5%
    • Male Percentage95%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchTraffic engineering and safety, infrastructure information systems using GIS, intelligent transportation systems, non-destructive evaluation of structures, infrastructure appraisal and upgrade, geosynthetics, water quality modeling, waste containment systems, liquefaction effects on piles and underground utilities, construction safety and quality management
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,951,612

Location & Contact

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

College of Engineering
Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Joseph Hummer

Professor and Chair

Phone: 313-577-3790
Email: joseph.hummer@wayne.edu

Mr. Casey Rue

Advisor

Phone: 313-577-2163
Email: crue@wayne.edu


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