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The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Program in Civil Engineering

Birmingham, AL

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The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Overview

The University of Alabama at Birmingham / Program in Civil Engineering is located in Birmingham, AL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test preferred (minimum score of 500 on each component)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

36
Applied
23
Accepted
5
Enrolled
64%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st August 1st No
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test preferred (minimum score of 500 on each component)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in all undergraduate degree major courses attempted, letters of evaluation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 4

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships

Student Body

24
Total Graduate Students
41%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
58%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 4.17%
White or Caucasian 12%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.17%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 1

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health monitoring of structures; high performance concrete materials; structural behavior and testing of bridge and building components; sustainable water and energy conservation; sustainable transportation systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,143,133

Location & Contact

Address 1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL  35294
United States
Contact Dr. Fouad H. Fouad
Chair
Email: ffouad@uab.edu
Phone: 205-934-8430
Fax: 205-934-9855