Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering College of Engineering Wayne State University

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering College of Engineering Wayne State University

Detroit, MI
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
23%
77%
student ratio
84
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
36%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Civil Engineering Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 32
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

36% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 163
    • Accepted 59
    • Acceptance Rate 36
    • Enrolled 21
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
    • Spring deadline February 1st January 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesBS in civil engineering from ABET-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 3.0, statement of purpose
    • Doctoral's DegreesBS in civil engineering from ABET-accredited institution (or comparable foreign institution) with minimum GPA of 3.3, 3.4 in last two years, or MS in civil engineering with minimum GPA of 3.5 from ABET-accredited institution (or comparable foreign institution)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE required, 6 TWE paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 85)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students84
    • Female Percentage23%
    • Male Percentage77%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students84
    • Part-time Percentage45%
    • Full-time Percentage55%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino1%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian43%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown or International Student46%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchTraffic engineering and safety; infrastructure information systems using geographic information systems; intelligent transportation systems; non-destructive evaluation of structures; infrastructure appraisal and upgrade; geosynthetics; water quality modeling; waste containment systems; liquefaction effects on piles and underground utilities; and construction safety and quality management
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,911,000

Location & Contact

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

College of Engineering
Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Mumtaz Usman

Professor and Chair

Phone: 313-577-3608
Email: musmen@eng.wayne.edu

Ellen Cope

Graduate Program Coordinator

Phone: 313-577-0409
Email: escope@wayne.edu


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