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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Charlotte, NC

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Overview

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte / Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is located in Charlotte, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) Civil engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Infrastructure and environmental systems Infrastructure and environmental systems design

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 14
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis, project, or comprehensive exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

125
Applied
78
Accepted
23
Enrolled
62%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Undergraduate degree in civil and environmental engineering or a closely-related field; minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Equivalent to U.S. baccalaureate or master's degree from regionally-accredited college or university in engineering, earth science and geology, chemical and biological sciences or a related field with minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.2, graduate 3.5

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 Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

106
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
59%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.83%
Black or African American 1.89%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.83%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0.94%

Gender

Male (72%)
Female (27%)

Faculty

28
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 1
Male (21)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,430,102

Location & Contact

Address 9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC  28223-0001
United States
Contact Dr. James D. Bowen
Interim Chair
Email: jdbowen@uncc.edu
Phone: 704-687-1215

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