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University of Illinois at Chicago

Department of Civil and Materials Engineering

Chicago, IL

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University of Illinois at Chicago

Overview

University of Illinois at Chicago / Department of Civil and Materials Engineering is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Preliminary and qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

285
Applied
153
Accepted
26
Enrolled
54%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 15th March 15th No
Spring deadline November 1st July 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

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

Student Body

104
Total Graduate Students
58%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.81%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 28%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0.96%

Gender

Male (79%)
Female (20%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 5
Male (20)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Integrated fiber optic, acoustic emission and MEMS-based sensors development; monitoring the state of repaired and strengthened structures; development of weigh-in-motion (WIM) systems; image processing techniques for characterization of concrete entrained air bubble systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,832,000

Location & Contact

Address 601 South Morgan Street
Chicago, IL  60607-7128
United States
Contact Prof. Farhad Ansaru
Head
Phone: 312-996-3428
Fax: 312-996-2426

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