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Mississippi State University

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Mississippi State, MS

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Overview

Mississippi State University / Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is located in Mississippi State, MS, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (for graduates from program not accredited by EAC/ABET)
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (for graduates from program not accredited by EAC/ABET)
Thesis Required
Research on an approved topic, minimum 20 hours of dissertation research

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

70
Applied
31
Accepted
21
Enrolled
44%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (for graduates from program not accredited by EAC/ABET)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (for graduates from program not accredited by EAC/ABET)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

105
Total Graduate Students
81%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
18%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.62%
Black or African American 10.48%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 0.95%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (79%)
Female (20%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 2
Male (12)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Transportation, water modeling, construction materials, structures
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,933,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 9546
Mississippi State, MS  39762
United States
Contact Dr. Dennis D. Truax
Department Head
Email: truax@cee.msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-7187
Fax: 662-325-7189