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Florida State University

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Tallahassee, FL

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Overview

Florida State University / Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is located in Tallahassee, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Engineering (M Eng)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 1000 in old version)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

63
Applied
30
Accepted
15
Enrolled
48%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st July 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 1000 in old version)
Master's Degree Requirements BS in engineering or related field, minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in engineering or related field, minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

63
Total Graduate Students
65%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.17%
Black or African American 9.52%
White or Caucasian 19%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 3
Male (18)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Tidal hydraulics, temperature effects on bridge girders, codes for coastal construction, field performance of pine bridges, river basin management, transportation pavement design, soil dynamics, structural analysis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,893,437

Location & Contact

Address 2525 Pottsdamer Street
Tallahassee, FL  32310
United States
Contact Dr. Lisa Spainhour
Chair and Professor
Email: spainhou@eng.famu.fsu.edu
Phone: 850-410-6143
Fax: 850-410-6142

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