84
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Wayne State University / Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 32
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

163
Applied
59
Accepted
21
Enrolled
36%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

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 Degree Requirements BS in civil engineering from ABET-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 3.0, statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Requirements BS 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)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

84
Total Graduate Students
45%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
54%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.19%
Black or African American 2.38%
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.95%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.19%

Gender

Male (77%)
Female (22%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Traffic 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

Address 656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI  48202
United States
Contact Dr. Mumtaz Usman
Professor and Chair
Email: musmen@eng.wayne.edu
Phone: 313-577-3608