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The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Program in Civil Engineering

Birmingham, AL

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Overview

The University of Alabama at Birmingham / Program in Civil Engineering is located in Birmingham, AL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE general test is required for all applicants who did not receive a BS degree from a program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Committee of ABET http://www.abet.org, or from other programs with reciprocal agreement under the Washington Accord http://www.ieagreements.org/accords/washington/.
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

38
Applied
21
Accepted
3
Enrolled
55%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st August 1st No
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE general test is required for all applicants who did not receive a BS degree from a program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Committee of ABET http://www.abet.org, or from other programs with reciprocal agreement under the Washington Accord http://www.ieagreements.org/accords/washington/.
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in all undergraduate degree major courses attempted, letters of evaluation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 3.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships

Student Body

32
Total Graduate Students
71%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 3.13%
White or Caucasian 21%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.13%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (43%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 3
Male (9)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health monitoring of structures; high performance concrete materials; structural behavior and testing of bridge and building components; sustainable water and energy conservation; sustainable transportation systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
821,419

Location & Contact

Address 1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL  35294
United States
Contact Dr. Fouad H. Fouad
Chair
Email: ffouad@uab.edu
Phone: 205-934-8430
Fax: 205-934-9855

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