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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Madison, WI

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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Structural engineering
Master of Science (MS) Transportation engineering
Master of Science (MS) Water resources engineering
Master of Science (MS) Construction engineering and management
Master of Science (MS) Geological/geotechnical engineering
Master of Science (MS) Environmental science and engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 26
Doctoral Degrees 17

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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
Thesis Required for some
Minimum of 30 credits; minimum overall GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Preliminary exam; qualifying exams; minimum of 51 credits; minimum overall GPA of 3.0

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

338
Applied
119
Accepted
40
Enrolled
35%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
81
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree; minimum GPA of 3.0 for last 60 credits of course work
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 for last 60 credits of course work

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 92
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

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

120
Total Graduate Students
53%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.83%
Black or African American 2.5%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0.83%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.83%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (72%)
Female (27%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 0
Male (22)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Construction engineering and management; environmental engineering; structural engineering; transportation and city planning; water resources engineering; water chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
11,153,418

Location & Contact

Address 2205 Engineering Hall
1415 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI  53706
United States
Contact Dr. David Noyce
Chair
Email: frontdesk@cee.wisc.edu
Phone: 608-263-9490
Fax: 608-262-5199

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