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The University of Iowa

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Iowa City, IA

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Overview

The University of Iowa / Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is located in Iowa City, IA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Environmental engineering and science
Master of Science (MS) Structures, mechanics and materials
Master of Science (MS) Transportation engineering
Master of Science (MS) Sustainable water development
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Structures, mechanics and materials
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Transportation engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sustainable water development
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Hydraulics and water resources
Master of Science (MS) Environmental engineering and science
Master of Science (MS) Hydraulics and water resources

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Doctoral Degrees 8

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 (minimum combined score of 301 on verbal and quantitative)
Thesis Optional
Exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum combined score of 301 on verbal and quantitative)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

185
Applied
52
Accepted
22
Enrolled
28%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline December 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (minimum combined score of 301 on verbal and quantitative)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (minimum combined score of 301 on verbal and quantitative)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum graduate GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 81
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
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

73
Total Graduate Students
32%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.74%
Black or African American 1.37%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.11%
Unknown 2.74%

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 5
Male (25)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Water resources; environmental engineering and science; hydraulics and hydrology; structures, mechanics, and materials; transportation engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
10,926,696

Location & Contact

Address Iowa City, IA  52242-1316
United States
Contact Dr. Michelle Scherer
Department Executive Officer
Email: michelle-scherer@uiowa.edu
Phone: 319-335-5654
Fax: 319-335-5660

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