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University of Memphis

Department of Civil Engineering

Memphis, TN

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Overview

University of Memphis / Department of Civil Engineering is located in Memphis, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Water resources engineering
(Graduate Certificate) Freight transportation
Master of Science (MS) Engineering seismology
Master of Science (MS) Geotechnical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Civil engineering
Master of Science (MS) Environmental engineering
Master of Science (MS) Transportation engineering
Master of Science (MS) Structural engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

27
Applied
19
Accepted
13
Enrolled
70%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5; bachelor's degree in engineering or a related science or mathematics program; three letters of reference
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in engineering or engineering science; three letters of reference
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75; bachelor's degree in engineering or engineering science

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

22
Total Graduate Students
54%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 4.55%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (72%)
Female (27%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Structural response to earthquakes, pavement design, water quality, transportation safety, intermodal transportation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Engineering Science Building
Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Dr. Shahram Pezeshk
Chair
Email: spezeshk@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-4727
Fax: 901-678-3026

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