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Lehigh University

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Bethlehem, PA

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Lehigh University

Overview

Lehigh University / Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is located in Bethlehem, PA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Engineering (M Eng)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 28
Doctoral Degrees 7

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
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

213
Applied
92
Accepted
15
Enrolled
43%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
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 January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

89
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
91%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.25%
Black or African American 2.25%
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.12%
Unknown 1.12%

Gender

Male (75%)
Female (24%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 0
Male (17)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, water resources engineering, environmental engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,214,318

Location & Contact

Address Fritz Laboratory
13 East Packer Avenue
Bethlehem, PA  18015
United States
Contact Dr. Panayiotis Diplas
Chair
Email: pad313@lehigh.edu
Phone: 610-758-3554