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The University of Tennessee

Program in Civil Engineering

Knoxville, TN

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Overview

The University of Tennessee / Program in Civil Engineering is located in Knoxville, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science/Master of Business Administration (MS/MBA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 32
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for MS students pursuing research thesis)
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

106
Applied
45
Accepted
23
Enrolled
42%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline June 15th June 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (for MS students pursuing research thesis)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7 (for U.S. degree holders), 3.0 (for international degree holders); 3 references; statement of purpose; resume
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 on previous graduate course work; 3 references; statement of purpose; resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
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 February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

134
Total Graduate Students
35%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
64%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.49%
Black or African American 2.24%
White or Caucasian 49%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.75%
Unknown 0.75%

Gender

Male (75%)
Female (24%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 9
Male (22)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Multi-functional composites and mechanics of materials, geohydrologic investigations and monitoring, structures and vibrations, geotechnical and earthquake engineering, transportation system planning and design
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Knoxville, TN  37996
United States
Contact Dr. Chris Cox
Head
Email: ccox9@utk.edu
Phone: 865-974-2503
Fax: 865-974-2669