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Portland State University

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Portland, OR

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Portland State University

Overview

Portland State University / Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is located in Portland, OR.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 33
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral and written exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

71
Applied
41
Accepted
21
Enrolled
58%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 4th January 4th Yes
Winter deadline September 1st September 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements BS in an engineering field, science, or closely-related area with minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Requirements MS in an engineering field, science, or closely-related area

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

95
Total Graduate Students
61%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
38%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.05%
Black or African American 2.11%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.26%
Unknown 2.11%

Gender

Male (72%)
Female (27%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Structures, water resources, geotechnical engineering, environmental engineering, transportation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,814,477

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 751
Portland, OR  97207-0751
United States
Contact Dr. Chris Monsere
Chair
Email: monserec@cecs.pdx.edu
Phone: 503-725-9746
Fax: 503-725-4298