50
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of South Carolina / Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is located in Columbia, SC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Engineering (ME) Civil engineering
Master of Science (MS) Civil engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Civil engineering

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 4

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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

52
Applied
24
Accepted
18
Enrolled
46%

Applying

40
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 Not reported Yes
Spring deadline November 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

50
Total Graduate Students
52%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
48%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 4%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4%

Gender

Male (82%)
Female (18%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time (16)
Part-time (0)
Male (14)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Structures, water resources
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
972,528

Location & Contact

Address Columbia, SC  29208
United States
Contact Dr. M. Hanif Chaudhry
Phone: 803-777-7000