271
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Southern California / Sonny Astani Department of Civil Engineering is located in Los Angeles, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Civil engineering
Master of Science (MS) Environmental engineering
Master of Science (MS) Transportation systems
Master of Engineering (ME) Structural design
Master of Science (MS) Applied mechanics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Environmental engineering
Master of Construction Management (MCM) Construction management
(Graduate Certificate) Sustainable cities
(Graduate Certificate) Transportation systems
(Graduate Certificate) Computer-aided engineering
Master of Engineering (ME) Computer-aided engineering
Master of Engineering (ME) Environmental quality management
Master of Science (MS) Water and waste management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Civil engineering
(Graduate Certificate) Engineering technology commercialization

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 74
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

541
Applied
235
Accepted
100
Enrolled
43%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes
Spring deadline September 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

271
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
70%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.32%
Black or African American 0.74%
White or Caucasian 23%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 15.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.37%
Unknown 1.85%

Gender

Male (73%)
Female (26%)

Faculty

51
Total faculty
Full-time (16)
Part-time (35)
Male (44)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Geotechnical engineering, transportation engineering, structural engineering, construction management, environmental engineering, water resources
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,020,395

Location & Contact

Address University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA  90089
United States
Contact Dr. Jean-Pierre Bardet
Chair
Email: ceedept@usc.edu
Phone: 213-740-0603
Fax: 213-744-1426