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University of South Florida

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Tampa, FL

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Overview

University of South Florida / Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Environmental Engineering (MSEV) Environmental engineering Engineering for international development
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Environmental engineering
Master of Environmental Engineering (MEVE) Environmental engineering
Master of Civil Engineering (MCE) Civil engineering Structures engineering
Master of Civil Engineering (MCE) Civil engineering Transportation engineering
Master of Civil Engineering (MCE) Civil engineering Geotechnical engineering
Master of Civil Engineering (MCE) Civil engineering Materials science and engineering
Master of Civil Engineering (MCE) Civil engineering Water resources
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Civil engineering
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) Civil engineering Structures engineering
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) Civil engineering Transportation engineering
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) Civil engineering Geotechnical engineering
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) Civil engineering Materials science and engineering
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) Civil engineering Water resources
(Graduate Certificate) Transportation system analysis

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 84
Doctoral Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE with preferred minimum scores of V (25th percentile), Q (60th percentile), AW (15th percentile); or valid Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) or professional engineering (PE) certificate. Verification of FE or PE certification should be obtained from the PE board where the certification was obtained.
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE with V (45th percentile), Q (75th percentile), and AW (55th percentile)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

201
Applied
121
Accepted
49
Enrolled
60%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE with preferred minimum scores of V (25th percentile), Q (60th percentile), AW (15th percentile); or valid Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) or professional engineering (PE) certificate. Verification of FE or PE certification should be obtained from the PE board where the certification was obtained.
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in appropriate field, minimum GPA of 3.0 in major, letters of reference, statement of purpose, resume, intake form
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE with V (45th percentile), Q (75th percentile), and AW (55th percentile)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, resume, intake form

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

194
Total Graduate Students
58%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.76%
Black or African American 2.58%
White or Caucasian 23%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.55%
Unknown 2.06%

Gender

Male (65%)
Female (34%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Environmental and water resources engineering, geotechnics and geoenvironmental systems, structures and materials systems, transportation systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,154,428

Location & Contact

Address 4202 E. Fowler Avenue ENG030
Tampa, FL  33620
United States
Contact Dr. Manjriker Gunaratne
Professor and Department Chair
Email: gunaratn@usf.edu
Phone: 813-9745818
Fax: 813-9742957

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