203
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Department of Structural Engineering

Overview

University of California, San Diego / Department of Structural Engineering is located in La Jolla, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Structural engineering
Master of Science (MS) Structural health monitoring, prognosis, and validated simulations
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Structural engineering

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 65
Doctoral Degrees 16

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
1-quarter teaching assistantship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

429
Applied
235
Accepted
68
Enrolled
55%

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 6th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

203
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (73%)
Female (26%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Earthquake engineering, advanced composites and aerospace structural systems, geotechnical, marine/offshore engineering; renewal engineering, structural health monitoring, prognosis and validated simulations, structural materials; computational mechanics; solid mechanics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA  92093
United States
Contact P. Benson Shing
Chair
Email: pshing@ucsd.edu
Phone: 858-534-4567